A black-and-white photograph showing a street with stores in Beijing. On the street we also see the first signs of public lighting and electrical infrastructure.
The photograph is the 123rd of 449 photographs of Beijing and its surroundings in the album of Ivan Skušek Jr., purchased during his stay in Beijing (1914–1920). In the handwritten inventory of the album, the photograph is referred to as Strassenbild. (DZ, MV)