Shanghai, Kiangsu province, China. Photograph by John Thomson, 1871.
Three large colonial buildings with loggias: Siemssen & Co., the Comptoir d'Escompte de Paris and the Masonic Hall. In the foreground, the memorial to the 'Ever-Victorious Army' which suppressed the Taiping rebellion in 1860-1864. The memorial was carved in Hong Kong and erected in 1866. Also seen in Thomson's negative number 533