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Image ID19611
TitleButterfield & Swire steamers (Kiating class) and Jiangnan Shipyard, Huangpu river
CollectionWarren Swire collection
Estimated date1920-1929
PhotographerG. Warren Swire
Caption in album or on mountAlbum cover: China B&S, G, Dec. 192? – June 192? 1-73; 1911-1912, Nos. 74-100. Album index: Folio (Sleeve) 4, two negatives: Tonnage Kiating class
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Note(s)University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: sw07-004. GW Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix G written in India ink. This negative is referenced G4. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference P1/III. The Union Jack is painted on the ships together with the words for Great Britain 大英國. The ships are berthed near Jiangnan Shipyard apparently.
Keyword(s) [en]Swire ; ship ; steamship ; warehouse ; crane ; Whangpoo ; Whampoo ; Huangpu
HPC referencesw07-004
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© 2007 John Swire & Sons Ltd.

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