Inscribed, on obverse, in ink, lower center: Canton girl; inscribed, on reverse, in ink, upper center: Canton girl; printed, in red ink: ON-QUA. / PHOTOGRAPHER, / Picture and Portrait Painter. / No. 41 Nankin Road. / SHANGHAI. / [Chinese characters]
Collected by Elizabeth Adams Hill (1839-1902) and Charles Eugene Hill (1831-1884) in China, 1860s; acquired by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C., date unknown; given to present collection, 1983.
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