Jakobadolfkrayer (Jakob Adolf Krayer, 1834 – 1900), Swiss, 1860 to 1868 during, he as a British company silk inspectors and purchaser, living and working in China. He likes to photography, and have a diary of the habit, so the collection of a lot of Chinese images during the late Qing Dynasty, and left a lot of travel to China. The picture is the streets of Beijing. This street may be Chongwenmen street.
According to Claire diary, they live near the Embassy of France. The Embassy of France in the late Qing Dynasty in the east to the civilian lane, not far from Chongwenmen. Photos of the streets is a busy street, and not to say both sides of the shop, is the road of the track is evidence of the road.
Nearly 150 years after the amateur photographer captured in China in the late Qing Dynasty pictures “a Swiss eyes in Late Imperial China, and assembled into a book published. The album selection of the old photos of Claire focus on ninety-one pictures, from this album can see the Chinese style 150 years ago.