the-queen-chairman-and-i: Bunnan was born in Shanghai in 1903. His family were economic migrants, originally from a village called Tangjaiwan (Tong's Bay) in Guangdong.
His grandfather set up opium pipes for paying customers in an opium den, he died at the age of 27.
His father worked as a deckhand and was often away for months at a time.
His mother was a strict woman and clearly did not like the other woman in the photo whom she scratched out.