Salt workers carried loads of salt to the custom house for weighing before sale. Behind the workers is a government official who might be a soldier weighing the salt. This custom house was probably in Ziliujing Qu, Sichuan Sheng.

Format 1 lantern slide : glass, hand color ; 9 x 9 cm.
Publisher Publisher unidentified
Year between 1902 and 1905
HKBU Library collection China Through the Eyes of CIM Missionaries 中國內地會傳教士眼中的中國
Work type Photograph
Keyword(s) Salt industry and trade Sichuan
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue

Cite this image as: "At the custom's barrier, salt industry", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 15/04/2424,

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