1897. Four real albumen photographs of daily life in Shanghai at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Images include a well-to-do fashionably attired husband and wife with baby; a grandmother and two children seated on the curb next to a vendor with woven basket of goods; rickshaw and sedan chair carriers in conversation next to their equipment; and two small fishing boats pulled up at the shore with the impressive buildings of the Bund visible in the distance.
4 x 3". Two of the prints with "Shanghai 1897" in ink in period hand on verso. Bright clean images in very good condition. Very good condition. Item #24471