Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 1088/
Views of Wei Hai Wei at the time of its transfer to Great Britain as a treaty port.
14 prints 108x155mm Printing-out paper
Presented by John Falconer, OIOC, 7 November 2001
Collection of 14 loose printing-out paper prints, captioned in ink on the reverse. The photographs show views of Wei Hai Wei, British officers and men of H.M.S. 'Eclipse', and a group with Sir Ernest Satow and the Viceroy of Nanking. The photographs appear to relate to the transfer of Wei Hai Wei to the British as a treaty port in 1898.