Photograph: ‘Shanghai Office’

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Black and white photographic print of two men standing outside the premises of Zie Soey Koo at 103 Chiao Tung [Jiao Tong] Road, International Settlement, Shanghai (China). One man pictured is of Chinese-heritage and one of European-heritage [possibly Frederick James Abbott, John Sparks Ltd company secretary]. Zie Soey Koo was a Shanghai antiques dealership which acted as a permanent agent for John Sparks Ltd in China from around 1926 to the 1940s. Mounted, with printed caption on frame mount, ‘Shanghai Office’.

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