ANON. Grand Hotel des Wagons Lits, Peking.
Original Hotel luggage label, c.1935. 110 x 110 mm.
The Hotel was opened in 1905 by the Compagnie des Wagons Lits to receive a growing cosmopolitan clientele.
It was the only Hotel in the legation quarter. Its main customers were those arriving from Europe on the Trans Siberian Express. The original building was demolished in 1974.