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G. Prat photograph album of China and Japan, 1874-1900

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Prat (G.) Photograph Album of China and Japan

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Series I. G. Prat photograph album of China and Japan, 1874-1900
box
1* Album, 1874-1896
Arrangement
In original order.
1* front cover 98.R.14-fc Front cover, 1874
1* front paste-down endpaper 98.R.14-fpe Front paste-down endpaper, 1874
1* front free endpaper 98.R.14-ffe Front free endpaper, 1874
Inscribed on page: G. Prat.
1* Verso of front free endpaper 98.R.14-fev Verso of front free endpaper, 1874
1* 1 98.R.14-p1 Photographer unidentified, Trombe du 10 avril 1878: Vue de la maison W. Pustau & Co., 1878
Header for upper text: Considérations sur la Chine. The lower text describes the trading house depicted in the photograph.
1* 2 98.R.14-p2 Photographer unidentified, Trombe du 10 avril 1878: Le go down de Messrs. Siemssen & Co. en partie du consulat anglais, 1878
The word godown, meaning warehouse, likely came into English from the Malay gedong (gadang, gudang, gedung).
Header for upper text: Climat.
1* 3 98.R.14-p3 Photographer unidentified, Trombe du 10 avril 1878: Vue des maisons Jardine, Matheson & Co. (côté nord), 1878
Header for upper text: Tourbillons - trombes et typhons - calamités.
1* 4 98.R.14-p4 Photographer unidentified, Trombe du 10 avril 1878: Jardine, Matheson & Co. (côté nord), 1878
Header for upper text: Typhons.
1* 5 98.R.14-p5 Photographer unidentified, Trombe du 10 avril 1878: Vue du quartier chinois en face de Shameen, prise entre Messrs. Thomas & Mercer Co. & W. Pustau & Co., 1878
Header for upper text: (suite de page 4).
1* 6 98.R.14-p6 Photographer unidentified, Trombe du 10 avril 1878: Vue du quai chinois (prise du fort) en face du Concordia Hall, 1878
Header for upper text: (suite de page 5).
1* 7 98.R.14-p7 Photographer unidentified, Shameen: L'église anglicane et la maison du commissaire des douanes chinoises, 1878
Header for upper text: Histoire de Chine.
1* 8 98.R.14-p8 Photographer unidentified, Shameen: Messrs. Olyphant & Co., 1878
Header for upper text: (continuation de la page précédente, 7).
1* 9 98.R.14-p9 Photographer unidentified, Verandah de la maison Russell & Co., 1878
Header for upper text: (continuation de la page précédente, 8). The two men sitting on the veranda are identified as F. Koch and J. B. Cuningham.
1* 10 98.R.14-p10 Photographer unidentified, Le bateau à vapeur Kin-shaw faisant le service entre Canton et Hong Kong, 1878
Header for upper text: (continuation de la page précédente 9).
1* 11 98.R.14-p11 Photographer unidentified, Hong Kong: Vue prise des jardins publics, 1874
Header for upper text: (continuation de la page précédente, 10).
1* 12 98.R.14-p12 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La pagode de Pa-choc près Wampoa, 1878
Header for upper text: Pagodes.
1* 13 98.R.14-p13 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La pagode des Fleurs en 1878 avant sa réparation, 1878
Two dates are present: 1878 in the caption above the image and 1874 in the caption below the image. The former date corresponds to the date when Prat was in Guangzhou, while the later date is the date of the photograph.
No header for the upper text is present.
1* 14 98.R.14-p14 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La pagode des Fleurs depuis sa réparation en 1878, 1878
Header for upper text: Portes d'honneur.
1* 15 98.R.14-p15 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La porte du nord, 1878
Header for upper text: Histoire de Chine (suite et fin des pages 7 à 11).
1* 16 98.R.14-p16 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La cité tartare et la pagode mahométane, 1878
No header for upper text which discusses the city of Canton.
1* 17 98.R.14-p17 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La Brillante Pagode ou pagode mahométane, 1878
No header for upper text which continues from the previous page.
1* 18 98.R.14-p18 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La porte de l'est, 1878
Header for upper text: Mandarins.
1* 19 98.R.14-p19 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La Cour des Examens, 1878
Header for upper text: Les lettrés.
1* 20 98.R.14-p20 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La porte d'entrée des bureaux du général tartare, 1878
No header for upper text which discusses the Tartar general.
1* 21 98.R.14-p21 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Le Temple de Longévite, 1878
There is no upper text. A later note added below the lower caption notes that the temple was burned in a Chinese riot in 1881.
1* 22 98.R.14-p22 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise sur la rivière de Canton près Messrs. Russell & Co., 1878
Header for upper text: Geographie physique de Canton. Histoire.
1* 23 98.R.14-p23 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Les jonques de Tientsin, 1878
No header for the upper text which continues from the previous page.
1* 24 98.R.14-p24 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Ho-chu, vue prise sur la rivière de Canton près l'arsenal chinois, 1878
No upper text.
1* 25 98.R.14-p25 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La pagode des cinq étages et les murailles de Canton, 1878
No upper text.
1* 26 98.R.14-p26 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise hors des murs, 1878
Header for upper text: Fonctionnaires.
1* 27 98.R.14-p27 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Le fort de Macao, 1878
The Tai-wang-kow or Yellow Pagoda Fort, also known as Macao Fort, is located on an islet approximately three miles south of Guangzhou.
Header for upper text: Voies de communication.
1* 28 98.R.14-p28 Lai Fong, Canton: Ling-Wong ou gardiens du portail, 1879
Header for upper text: Sculpture. Depicts two guardians, one with his arm raised above his head.
1* 29 98.R.14-p29 Lai Fong, Canton: Ling-Wong ou gardiens du portail, 1879
Header for upper text: (suite de la page 28). The image depicts two guardians, one holding a stringed instrument.
Other copies of this image are captioned: No 349. Ting-Wong, or Guardians of the Portal. The number 349 had been crossed out in pencil and renumbered 350. (See: University of Bristol accession no. 6287; UB01-22).
1* 30 98.R.14-p30 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Riche appartement chinois, 1879
Header for upper text: La famille. La femme.
1* 31 98.R.14-p31 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Intérieur d'un appartement chinois, 1879
Header for upper text: (suite de la page 30).
1* 32 98.R.14-32 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Cimetière mahométan et mosquée, 1879
Header for upper text: Mahométans.
1* 33 98.R.14-p33 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Wuhan, 1879
The text, which begins below the image and wraps around to the right margin, describes Wuhan and the photograph of houses along a canal.
1* 34 98.R.14-p34 Lai Fong, Canton: Intérieur du Temple des 500 Génies, 1879
There is no upper text. The text below the image discusses religion and temples including the temple depicted.
1* 35 98.R.14-p35 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Temple Li-Fat, 1879
The upper text discusses temple architecture.
1* 36 98.R.14-p36 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Consulat de France, entrée du yamén français à Canton, 1879
Header for upper text: Chaises à porteurs.
1* 37 98.R.14-p37 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise du Temple de Pan-lo-hang, 1879
Header for upper text: La propriété. Les produits.
1* 38 98.R.14-p38 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Trombe du 10 avril 1878, 1879
The view is of rooftops and rebuilding after the typhoon. Header for upper text: Pétitions.
1* 39 98.R.14-p39 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Trombe du 10 avril 1878, faubourg occidental de Canton face au nord, 1879
The photograph shows destruction from the typhoon that had not yet been cleared. Header for upper text: Pétitions.
1* 40 98.R.14-p40 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise dans la campagne, 1879
Header for upper text: L'agriculture.
1* 41 98.R.14-p41 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue de Shamien, 1879
The oblique view along the river looks towards the European settlement. Below the caption various European trading houses are identified: Pustan & Co.; Thomas & Mercer; Coare, Lind & Co.
Header for upper text: Linguistique.
1* 42 98.R.14-p42 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue de Shamien, 1879
The view along the river looks towards the European settlement. Below the caption various European trading houses are identified including Olyphant & Co. and Carlowitz & Co.
Header for upper text: (suite de page 41).
1* 43 98.R.14-p43 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue de Shamien, 1879
This view along the river looks towards the European settlement. Below the caption European trading houses are identified: Birley & Co.; Deacon & Co. (bungalow).
Header for upper text: (suite de page 42).
1* 44 98.R.14-p44 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Ancien maison Vogel Hagedorn, 1881
The caption continues: ...en suite Vogel & Co., et plus tard louée par Messrs. Thomas, Rowe & Smith par leurs employés. It also notes that the building burned in 1883. The three men on the second story balcony are identified from left to right as: J. D. Monro; G. Prat; and E. W. Mitchell. The man sprawled on a seat near the front gate is identified as A. B. Tomkins.
Header for upper text: (suite de page 44).
1* 45 98.R.14-p45 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Ancien maison Vogel Hagedorn, 1881
The continuing caption text is a repeat of the previous page. The four men grouped on the front steps are identified as: E. W. Mitchell; G. Prat; A. B. Tomkins (holding a small dog); and J. D. Monro.
Header for upper text: (suite de page 44).
1* 46 98.R.14-p46 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Maison Russell & Co., vue prise du sud-est, 1883
Header for upper text: (suite de page 45).
1* 47 98.R.14-p47 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Maison Russell & Co., vue prise du sud, 1883
Header for upper text: Langues et dialects chinois.
1* 48 98.R.14-p48 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, vue prise de l'ouest à la est, 1883
Depicted are the English church, the docks, and the Pearl River.
Header for upper text: (continuation de la page précédente 47).
1* 49 98.R.14-p49 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, vue prise de l'ouest à l'est, 1883
Depicted are the allée Henry Parkes and the corner of the Anglican church with the tents of Chinese soldiers pitched nearby following the anti-foreign riots on 10 September 1883.
Header for upper text: (suite et fin de la page précédente 48).
1* 50 98.R.14-p50 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Allée principale de Shamien, 1883
Header for upper text: (continuation de la page précédente 49).
1* 51 98.R.14-p51 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Allée principale de Shamien, vue prise de l'est à l'ouest vers le point central de la concession anglaise, 1883
Header for upper text: Etiquette chinoise.
1* 52 98.R.14-p52 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise du sud-est, 1883
Depicts the American and German consulates. Header for upper text: (suite de la page précédente 51).
1* 53 98.R.14-p53 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise du sud-ouest, 1883
The view is of the corner of the German consulate and several trading houses.
There is no upper text.
1* 54 98.R.14-p54 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shaimen, le club, 1883
The Canton Club is pictured in the center flanked by Carlowitz & Co. on its left, and the home of the American millionaire, Mr. White, on its right.
There is no upper text.
1* 55 98.R.14-p55 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, la condition des soies brûlées le 10 sept. 1883, 1883
The photograph shows the state of the Thomas, Rowe, & Smith and Russell & Co. silk houses and the recently established Condition des soies (Silk Inspection House) after the anti-foreign riots.
There is no upper text.
1* 56 98.R.14-p56 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, allée sud de la concession, 1883
The image shows the tents of the Chinese army pitched on the green after it was called in to defend the concession following the September 10 anti-foreign riots.
There is no upper text.
1* 57 98.R.14-p57 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, soldats chinois chargés de la défense de la concession après le 10 septembre 1883, 1883
Header for upper text: Mandarins et leurs cortèges. Header for text on left border: Parasols rouges.
1* 58 98.R.14-p58 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, le théâtre, 1883
View of the theater after it was partially burned during the September 10 riots.
There is no upper text.
1* 59 98.R.14-p59 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise sur la rivière de la concession, 1883
View across dock crowded with sampans to the steamer Powan.
Header for upper text: Voies de communication (suite de la page 27).
1* 60 98.R.14-p60 Photographer unidentified, [Canton: Chinese Army Encampment], 1883
The page contains two photographs with a text in the right margin regarding the Chinese army encampment. The caption for the upper photograph reads: Vue prise sur la quai de Shamien et campement des soldats chinois. The caption for the upper photograph reads: Concession française et campement chinoises du côté de la ville indigène. The burned icehouse appears in the middle ground of this image.
1* 61 98.R.14-p61 Photographer unidentified, [Canton: Boats on the River], 1883
The page contains two photographs with a text in the left margin regarding various boats and ships. The caption for the upper photograph reads: Cannonière chinoise Cheng-Bo. The text below the lower photograph notes the gunboats Swift and Epsilon, the cargo ships S.S. Posang and S.S. Ningbo, and the cannonboat Luitin.
1* 62 98.R.14-p62 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Émeute du 10 septembre 1883 - maison incendiée - Mr. Hollwill, Mr. Rocher, 1883
No upper text.
1* 63 98.R.14-p63 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Émeute du 10 septembre 1883, Mr. Holwill, Mr. Rocher, Mr. Raven, Mr. Pustau, Mr. Sampson, 1883
The photograph shows a row of damaged trading houses.
1* 64 98.R.14-p64 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Messrs. Thomas, Row & Smith (junior men) pilée et brûlée le 10 septembre 1883, 1883
1* 65 98.R.14-p65 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Messrs. Thomas, Row & Smith (junior men) vue du côté de l'entrée principale (sud) pilée et brûlée le 10 septembre 1883, 1883
1* 66 98.R.14-p66 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La condition des soies brûlées le 10 septembre 1883, 1883
The photograph depicts the former house of Pustau & Co. encased in bamboo scaffolding.
1* 67 98.R.14-p67 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Tentes chinoises - bowling alley - le théâtre - le poste de police et l'incendie - brûlés le 10 septembre 1883, 1883
The photograph shows the theater and the tents of the Chinese army pitched opposite it.
1* 68 98.R.14-p68 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Campement chinois établi le long du canal vers la ville indigène, 1883
The view includes the corner of a tent and part of the icehouse; more tents and burned trading[?] houses are in the distance.
1* 69 98.R.14-p69 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Shamien, vue de la concession anglaise, 1883
View of the S.S. Chinkiang and the Lutin on the Pearl River with the English concession to the left.
1* 70 98.R.14-p70 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Vue prise de la rivière des Perles, 1883
Caption continues: pouvant donner une idée du mouvement continuel qui y existe et de l'importance de la population flotante.
Header for upper text: Les missionaires.
1* 71 98.R.14-p71 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Ville de Canton et cathéderal catholique à l'intérieur des murs construite sur l'emplacement du Yámen de l'ancien Vice-Roi "Yeh," 1883
The view looks across a river crowded with sampans to the cathedral in the distance.
There is no header for the upper and side texts which continue from the previous pages.
1* 72 98.R.14-p72 Lai Fong, Canton: Rivière des Perles, 1883
View of the dock and river crowded with sampans bearing passengers and goods.
Header for upper text: Gouvernement - Administration.
(See: University of Bristol accession no. BL-s218).
1* 73 98.R.14-p73 Lai Fong, Whampoa: Docks, 1881
Header for upper text: (suite de la page 72).
1* 74 98.R.14-p74 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Ancienne maison Russell & Co., 1877
The caption continues: ...seriez l'emplacement des anciens comptoirs chinois (hongs) (1858-1879). Header for upper text: (suite de page 73).
1* 75 98.R.14-p75 Photographer unidentified, [Canton: Rooftop View], 1883
Among the sites idenfied below the image are the French and English concessions and the "faubourgs occidentaux." Header for upper text: (suite de la page précédente 74).
1* 76 98.R.14-p76 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Bureaux de la douane chinoise (Haï-Kouan), 1883
The caption continues: Bâteaux des indigènes. Résidence des européens au service de la douane chinoise. Bouée de vapeur de Macao.
Header for upper text: Les douanes.
1* 77 98.R.14-p77 Lai Fong, Canton: Le principale rue de bibelots, 1883
There is no header for the texts flanking either side of the photograph which discuss Chinese streets.
1* 78 98.R.14-p78 Photographer unidentified, Canton: La porte de l'ouest, 1883
Header for upper text: Dons; cadeaux; présents.
1* 79 98.R.14-p79 Photographer unidentified, [Canton: View of the City from the Countryside], 1883
Sites identified below the image include: Marché de Koun-shoun, chef-lieu de district; Montagnes de Saï-chou; Plantation de cane à sucre. Header for upper text: Les champs, les impôts.
1* 80 98.R.14-p80 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Riche tombe chinoise, 1883
Header for upper and side texts: Dévotion envers des ancêtres.
1* 81 98.R.14-p81 Photographer unidentified, Canton: Báteau Fleur de Canton, 1883
There is no upper text.
1* 82 98.R.14-p82 Blank page, 1874
1* 83 98.R.14-p83 Blank page, 1874
1* 84 98.R.14-p84 Blank page, 1874
1* 85 98.R.14-p85 Blank page, 1874
1* 86 98.R.14-p86 Blank page, 1874
1* 87 98.R.14-p87 Blank page, 1874
1* 88 98.R.14-p88 Blank page, 1874
1* 89 98.R.14-89 Blank page, 1874
1* 90 98.R.14-p90 Blank page, 1874
1* 91 98.R.14-p91 Photographer unidentified, Le Japon en 1896: Vue de Nagasaki, 1896
Hand-colored albumen print. No upper text.
1* 92 98.R.14-p92 Kusakabe Kinbē, Kobe, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: B. 1205. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue panoramique de Kobé ou Hiogo et de ses quais. Hand colored-albumen print.
1* 93 98.R.14-p93 Kusakabe Kinbē, Kobe, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: A. 1205. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue panoramique de Kobé ou Hiogo et les ses quais. Hand colored-albumen print.
1* 94 98.R.14-p94 Kusakabe Kinbē, Biwa Lake, from Miidera, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Caption and numbered in negative: 1259. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Otsou et le lac Bioua ou Biwa. Vue prise de la terrasse Meiidera. Hand colored-albumen print.
1* 95 98.R.14-p95 Kusakabe Kinbē, Festival Lanterns, Bentendori, Yokohama, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 520. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: la fête des lanternes, rue Bendentori à Yokohama. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 96 98.R.14-p96 Kusakabe Kinbē, Yokohama, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 560. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue panoramique de Kobé (portion de la ville commerçante indigène et des quartiers européens). Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 97 98.R.14-p97 Kusakabe Kinbē, Yokohama, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 545. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Autre vue panoramique de Yokohama (ville japonaise). Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 98 98.R.14-p98 Photographer unidentified, Le Japon en 1896: Le consulat de France à Yokohama, 1896
The view is from the canal and the consulat is shown in the middle ground on the bank above it.
1* 99 98.R.14-p99 Kusakabe Kinbē, Railway Station Yokohama, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 544. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: La gare de chemin de fer à Yokohama. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 100 98.R.14-p100 Kusakabe Kinbē, Main Steet, Tokio, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 626. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue de la principale rue de Tokio. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 101 98.R.14-p101 Kusakabe Kinbē, Prince Hotta's Garden, Tokio, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 643. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue du jardin du Prince Hotta à Tokio. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 102 98.R.14-p102 Kusakabe Kinbē, Autumn View of Maples, Oji, Tokio, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 637. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Aspect automnal d'érables à Odji, quartier de Tokio. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 103 98.R.14-p103 Kusakabe Kinbē, Uyeno Park, Tokio, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 667. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue du coin du park Uyeno ou Ouyeno à Tokio. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 104 98.R.14-p104 Kusakabe Kinbē, Osaka, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 1228. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue de Osaka. Hand-colored albumen print. The view is of the rooftops of the city.
1* 105 98.R.14-p105 Kusakabe Kinbē, Fuji from Yoshiwara (Tokaido), 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: P 81. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue du Fusi-yama et du Tokaïdo prise de Yoshiwara. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 106 98.R.14-p106 Kusakabe Kinbē, Fuji from Hakone's Lake, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: E. 47. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Vue de Fusi-yama prise de lac Hakoné. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 107 98.R.14-p107 Kusakabe Kinbē, Fuji from Otometōge, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: E. 5r. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: autre vue de Fuji-yama et de la campagne japonaise prise de Otométogué. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 108 98.R.14-p108 Kusakabe Kinbē, Girl in Summer Costume, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 337. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Une mousmée ou jeune fille japonaise en costume d'été. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 109 98.R.14-p109 Kusakabe Kinbē, Winter Costume, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 86. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Une mousmée ou jeune fille japonaise en costume d'hiver. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 110 98.R.14-p110 Kusakabe Kinbē, Eating, 1896
Title from caption in negative. Numbered in negative: 51. Caption on album page: Le Japon en 1896: Repas de jeunes filles ou mousmées dans une maison de thé à Yokohama. Hand-colored albumen print.
1* 111 98.R.14-p111 Photographer unidentified, [Actors in Alonso the Brave and the Fair Imogene or Faust and Mephistopheles], 1882
Page with three photographs of actors in the December 22, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society (CATS) production of Alonso the Brave and the Fair Imogene or Faust and Mephistopheles. Depicted from left to right are Faust and Imogene, the first and second soldiers, and Sybel. The other roles and the names of the actors playing them are noted.
Header for upper text: Barbares-diables étranges.
1* 112 98.R.14-p112 Photographer unidentified, [Two Scenes from Alonso the Brave and the Fair Imogene or Faust and Mephistopheles], 1882
Page with two photographs of actors in the December 22, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society (CATS) production of Alonso the Brave and the Fair Imogene or Faust and Mephistopheles. Depicted on the left are Dr. Faust and Alonso, and on the right, Alonso and Imogen. The other roles and the names of the actors playing them are noted.
Header for upper text: (suite de la page précédente 111).
1* 113 98.R.14-p113 Photographer unidentified, Alonso the Brave, Mrs. Jack (G. Prat), dans le rôle de Dame Martha, 1882
Page with two photographs of G. Prat in the December 22, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society (CATS) production of Alonso the Brave and the Fair Imogene or Faust and Mephistopheles.
Header for lower text: (suite de la page 112 ci-contre).
1* 114 98.R.14-p114 Photographer unidentified,, Translation des restes mortels de l'ancien vice-roi de Canton "Yeh," ca. 1883
Photographic reproduction of a painting by M. Baptista showing the return of the remains of Ye Mingchen, the viceroy of Liang Kuang, to China after he died in exile in Calcutta. Header for upper text: Mandarins, sceaux, boutons, et décorations.
1* 115 98.R.14-p115 Photographer unidentified, [Five Actors in L'amour d'une ingénue], 1882
Scene from the November 11, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society's (CATS) one act productions. Actors and their lines are noted.
Note for lower text: (voir la suite page 116 ci-derrière).
1* 116 98.R.14-p116 Photographer unidentified, [Two Scenes from L'amour d'une ingénue], 1882
Page contains two photographs of scenes from the November 11, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society's (CATS) one act productions. The roles and the names of the actors playing them are noted.
Note for lower text: (suite de la page 115 ci-derrière).
1* 117 98.R.14-p117 Photographer unidentified, [Two Scenes from J'invite le colonel], 1882
Scenes from the November 11, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society's (CATS) one act production. The roles and the names of the actors playing them are noted.
Note for lower text: (suite de la page 116 ci-contre).
1* 118 98.R.14-p118 Photographer unidentified, [Two Scenes from Le serment de Horace], 1882
Scenes from the December 7, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society's (CATS) one act productions. The roles and the names of the actors playing them are noted.
Note for lower text: (suite de la page 117 ci-derrière).
1* 119 98.R.14-p119 Photographer unidentified, [Two Scenes from Les deux Timedes], 1882
Scenes from the December 7, 1882, Canton Amateur Theatrical Society's (CATS) one act production. The roles and the names of the actors playing them are noted.
Note for lower text: (suite de la page 118 ci-contre). The note is dated: Villenueve-de-Berg, novembre, 1900.
1* 120 98.R.14-p120 Photographer unidentified, Canton: H. B. W.'s SS Swift, 1883
1* 121 98.R.14-p121 Photographer unidentified, Chine: La Victorieuse cuirassé portant pavillon du contre-amiral Meyer, 1881-1883
The names and ranks of the ship's personnel are listed and the text discusses the ship.
1* 122 98.R.14-p122 Photographer unidentified, [Canton: The Community Members of Shamian Island], 1883
Group portrait taken on a lawn of the members of the European community in Canton. Individuals are identified below the photograph and there is a brief description of the community's composition.
1* 123 98.R.14-p123 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: Les jardins publics, 1879
Header for upper and side texts: Opium.
1* 124 98.R.14-p124 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: L'Hôtel de Ville, 1879
Header for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 123).
1* 125 98.R.14-p125 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: Le vapeur City of Peking dans les docks Aberdeen, 1879
Header for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 124).
1* 126 98.R.14-p126 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: Quai Peddar et la tour de l'Horloge, 1879
Headers for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 125); Petits pieds et ongles longs.
1* 127 98.R.14-p127 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: Rue de la reine (centrale) partie occupée par les Chinois sur les deux côtés, 1879
Header for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 126).
1* 128 98.R.14-p128 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: Bowrington Praya (quai Bowrington), 1879
1* 129 98.R.14-p129 Photographer unidentified, Hongkong: Bowrington Praya, résidences ou bureaux de quelques maisons commerciales, 1879
The locations of the trading houses and other businesses are noted below the image.
1* 130 98.R.14-p130 Photographer unidentified, Mr. E. W. Mitchell dans ses divers rôles, 1881
The page contains three photographs of Mitchell playing various roles for the Canton Amateur Theatrical Society. He was also the troupe's stage manager.
1* 131 98.R.14-p131 Photographer unidentified, Blue Beard Burlesque, 1881
Cast portrait of the Canton Amateur Theatrical Society's February 17, 1881 production. Players and their roles are listed below the image.
1* 132 98.R.14-p132 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Le maison du gouveneur et le poste de police sur le quai, 1879
1* 133 98.R.14-p133 Photographer unidentified, Macao: La grotte de Camoens, 1879
The text flanking the image discusses the Portuguese poet, Luís Vaz de Camões, who was exiled to Macau.
1* 134 98.R.14-p134 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Casernes des troupes indiennes et bureau central de police, 1879
1* 135 98.R.14-p135 Photographer unidentified, Macao: L'hôpital, 1879
1* 136 98.R.14-p136 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Fort de Saint-François et casernes, 1879
1* 137 98.R.14-p137 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Cimetière catholique, 1879
1* 138 98.R.14-p138 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Le phare, 1879
1* 139 98.R.14-p139 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Temple chinois sur les bords du port intérieur, 1879
1* 140 98.R.14-p140 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Résidence d'été du gouverneur, 1879
1* 141 98.R.14-p141 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Maison Thomas G. Mercer, 1879
The group portrait depicts G. Prat's friend, E. W. Mitchell, who worked for Mercer as a tea taster, with his Chinese staff.
1* 142 98.R.14-p142 Photographer unidentified, Macao: Maison Thomas G. Mercer, 1879
View of the trading house with E. W. Mitchell standing on the veranda.
1* 143 98.R.14-p143 Photographer unidentified, Bal masqué chez Mr. & Mm. G. M. Smith (Jardine, Matheson & Co.), 1879
The page contains two photographs of the costumed actors. The names of the players, their nationalities, and their roles are listed below the image. Header for upper text: Quelques locuitons pidgin english.
1* 144 98.R.14-p144 Photographer unidentified, Bal masqué chez Mr. & Mm. G. M. Smith (Jardine, Matheson & Co.), 1879
Group portrait of all the actors in costume.
Header for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 143).
1* 145 98.R.14-p145 Photographer unidentified, [G. Prat and Friends], 1878
G. Prat and seven friends posed on porch steps.
1* 146 98.R.14-p146 Photographer unidentified, [G. Prat and Friends on Porch], 1878
Prat, sitting on the steps, is posed with seven friends. Header for side texts: Quelques locutions pidgin english (suite de la page précédente 145).
1* 147 98.R.14-p147 Photographer unidentified, Lawn Tennis, 1877
The names of the people gathered for the group portrait are recorded below the image. Although the British began playing tennis on croquet lawns in 1877, calling it lawn tennis, some of the people in this group portrait are holding croquet mallets, and there is a croquet ball centered on the lawn in front of the group. Only one man, seen in the back row left, holds a tennis racquet.
Header for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 146).
1* 148 98.R.14-p148 Photographer unidentified, Bungalow de Messrs. Thomas & Mercer, 1877
G. Prat and J. D. Monro sit on the steps of the employee bungalow flanked by three Chinese staff.
Header for upper and side texts: (suite de la page précédente 147).
1* 149 98.R.14-149 Blank page, 1874
The page is unnumbered.
1* Back free endpaper 98.R.14-bfe Back free endpaper 1874
1* Back paste-down 98.R.14-p Back paste-down endpaper 1874
1* Back cover 98.R.14-bc Back cover, 1874
1* Loose photographs, 1877-1900
Arranged topically in three groups: European community in Guangzhou; Guangzhou views; Rhone River Valley views.
1* The European community in Guangzhou, 1877-1883
1* 98.R.14-1 Photographer unidentified, [G. Prat and Friends on Porch], 1878
This is another copy of the photograph on page 146 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-2 Photographer unidentified, [G. Prat and Friends], 1878
This is another copy of the photograph that appears on page 145 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-3 Photographer unidentified, [Scene from Le serment de Horace], 1882
The photograph is another copy of the one that appears on the left side of page 118 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-4 Li Yong, [Studio Portrait of Four Mustachioed Young European Men] 1879
The photographer's name and address are wet stamped on the mount below the image: Li Yong photography. Sheng Cheng, 18 Fu (or Pu?). Translation by Susan Chow.
1* 98.R.14-5 Photographer unidentified, [Scene from Les deux Timedes, with One Actor Seated], 1882
The photograph is another copy of the one that appears on the right side of page 119 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-6 Photographer unidentified, [Scene from Les deux Timedes], 1882
The photograph is another copy of the one that appears on the left side of page 119 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-7 Photographer unidentified, [Scene from Le serment de Horace] with Couple in the Center], 1882
The photograph is another copy of the one that appears on the right side of page 118 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-8 Photographer unknown, [Studio Portrait of Six European Men, One Holding a Parasol], between 1877 and 1883
1* Photographer(s) unknown, Guangzhou views, 1900
Written on the versos of all photographs in either pencil or pen: Canton 1900. The photographs themselves may be of an earlier date.
1* 98.R.14-9 [Two Guardian Statues]
Numbered in upper left corner of verso: Pages 28 bis et 29 bis. The ink description on the verso references the photographs of the guardians found on pages 28 and 29 of the album.
1* 98.r.14-10 La Crique (Back Road de Namseen)
Title from annotation pencilled on verso. The photograph depicts a narrow waterway crowded with tethered sampans.
1* 98.R.14-11 Intérieur du temple de 500 génies
Title from annotation pencilled on verso.
1* 98.R.14-12 Autre vue du quai chinois
Title from beginning of descriptive annotation pencilled on verso.
1* 98.R.14-13 Dockyard des torpilleures à Whampoa
Title from anotation pencilled on verso.
1* 98.R.14-14 Autre côté de Cour des Examens
Title from beginning of descriptive annotation pencilled on verso. Numbered in upper left corner of verso: Page 19 bis. This image is related to the one on page 19 of the album.
1* 98.R.14-15 Autre aspect du Macao fort
Title from beginning of descriptive annotation pencilled on verso. Numbered in upper left corner of verso: Page 27 bis. This image is related to the one on page 27 of the album.
1* Photographer(s) unknown, Rhône Valley views, 1880s
Albumen prints mounted on gray or cream board.
1* 98.R.14-16 Rhône: Tombeau du maréchal de Castellane, 1880s
Title from annotation pencilled on verso.
1* 98.R.14-17 [Steamers and Cargo at the Docks], 1880s
1* 98.R.14-18 Barbe et le Mont d'Or, vue du Fort de Cuire, 1880
Title from annotation on verso. Dated on verso: 4 juliett '80.
1* 98.R.14-19 L'Ardèche de la route de Ruoms, 1880
Title from caption on verso, which continues: ...vue prise de la rive gauche. 26 septembre 80. Written in upper left corner of verso: (Ardèche).
1* 98.R.14-20 Toulon: Le port (darse vieille), 1880s
Title from annotation pencilled on verso.
1* 98.R.14-21 [Crowd and Parading Dignitaries], 1880s
1* Sheet 1 98.R.14-s1 Liste de vues à demander à Canton, between 1884 and 1900
The single sheet folded in half to create four pages contains an undated manuscript list with descriptions of 19 photographs of Canton that Prat wishes to acquire. At the end of the list he explains that they could be sold to residents of Canton or to "globe trotters" as souvenirs, and that he hopes to be the one to facilitate this. He also explains which photographs would be easy to obtain and which would require permission of the subjects represented, or in the case of number 17, the festival of the dragon boat, would need to be taken on a specific date, here "le 5me jour de le 5me lune."


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