One hundred years of Chinese history condensed in 75 amazing pictures recently restored.
From late Qing dynasty to the foreign concessions in China: noblemen, courtesans and common people, miners, ethnic minorities, the civil war, famines, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, artists, beggars, shaolin monks, boxers, concubines, Hilda Yen (Chinese American Internationalist, diplomat and aviator) and Chang the multilingual giant.
Images were restored by Ralph Repo.
Qing dynasty photos
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Leuchtturm Im Cantonfluss (Lighthouse In The Canton River) [c1891] C. R. Hager
Great Wall of China, 1907
Images restored by Ralph Repo
Topics: oldest photos of china,pictures of ancient chinese civilization,qing dynasty photos,ancient china,first photos of china
CHINA-UNDERGROUND. Matteo Damiani is an Italian sinologist, photographer, author and motion designer. Matteo lived and worked for ten years in China. Founder of CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com.