This image previously appeared in Terry Bennett's "History of Photography in China: Western Photographers 1861–1879", published by Bernard Quaritch in 2010, with the caption:
Fig. 1.31. Hongkong Photographic Company. Western man with cane and Chinese man with fan and pipe, c.1874–77. Albumen-print carte de visite. The photographer is likely to have been Henry Everitt. Author’s Collection.
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