"Commissioners proceeding to Kucheng trial (Kucheng massacre 1895)" The commissioners are being carried in covered carriages on poles up a path with large Western-style buildings on the hillside.; After the killings at the nearby village of Hwasang (also Kuasang, Whasang) the British and American Consuls in Foochow formed a Commission of Enquiry comprised of Mr. R. W. Mansfield, H.B.M. Consul at Foochow; Col. J. C. Hixson, U.S. Consul at Foochow; Mr. E. L.B. Allen, H.B.M. Vice-Consul at Pagoda Island; Lieut. Evans, U.S.S. Detroit; the Rev. W. Banister, CMS, Dr. Gregory of the American Methodist Episcopal Mission, and the Rev. L. H. Star CMS. The Chinese members were the Foochow Prefects responsible for all the districts in Fukien Province, the Kucheng City Magistrate and the Kucheng Deputy City Magistrate. Buildings in this picture may be the American Methodist Episcopa Mission.