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Man, perhaps a doctor, with long fingernails and a pipe
Title : Man, perhaps a doctor, with long fingernails and a pipe
Topic : Other collections
Location : Unknown
Estimated dates : 1880-1890
Nature : B&W Photo
Support image : Paper
Caption on support : An old Chinaman.
Information data : University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: UB01-02.
From an album held in University of Bristol Library, Special Collections.
This image has been reproduced on an old post card and entitled 'Chinese Doctor'. This man's long fingernails show that he could live comfortably without engaging in manual labour.
Keywords : smoking;pipe;aristocracy;nobility;work;status;royalty;fingernail;nail