meyer_11 January 25, 2019January 25, 2019 Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager Previous Next Zizania latifolia China. Alternate Title: Woman in Japanese dress buying vegetables. Shanghai, China. Scene in the Hongkew market, a Japanese girl of the pudding face type, bargaining about water-bamboo shoots, Kau ba as they are called locally. These shoots supply a tasteful vegetable, when properly prepared. June 11, 1915. All photographs by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918). Eastern Asian Historical Photograph Collections, Arnold Arboretum Archives. Copyright © 2006, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.