|Description||One album containing 119 photographs, mostly Fuzhou (Foochow) and area, and some phoptographs taken in Shanghai and Singapore, c.1869-1870. The album is thought to have been compiled by John Gurney Fry (1838-1877), merchant, John Silverlock & Co., Fuzhou. The album includes photographs by Lai Fong (Afong Studio) and a few by John Thomson. Lai Fong and John Thomson are widely believed to be the best nineteenth century photographers in China.|
The photographs in the John Gurney Fry Collection have been digitised. The digital images of Chinese subjects are on the Historical Photographs of China site - https://www.hpcbristol.net/collections/fry-29. Historical Photographs of China ref: Fr.