If some things Chinese were puzzling to foreigners, some things European may have seemed most odd to the Chinese. How to explain the why and wherefore of an egg and spoon race?
In the Commissioner of Customs’s garden at ‘Hillfields’, Chefoo (Yantai), the Carrall children and friends, kilted and sailor suited in their holiday best, enact an ancient custom, amahs in attendance. This photo (Ca02-052) was taken over 110 years ago, on Easter Monday, 31st March 1902. See also Ca02-051 and Ca02-053.