Postcard showing two Chinese cruisers on the Pearl River, Canton (Guangzhou), China



Black and white postcard published by Hong Lau, Canton, China. Inscription on verso, written by William Ernest Wakeham, reads: "Two of Sun Yat Sen's [sic] largest cruisers (?) I've put a mark where the Shameen ends in the background." Shameen (Shamian) Island is a sandbank island in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Part of collection of William Ernest Wakeham, purser, Blue Funnel Line.