This image previously appeared in Terry Bennett's "History of Photography in China: Chinese Photographers 1844-1879", published by Bernard Quaritch in 2013, with the caption:
Fig. 6.37. Detail from the mount of a cabinet card with the imprint of the
Afong studio, ‘Established 1859’, c.1900.
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It is reproduced here with the permission of the author and publisher.