China History Images

China History Images

Chinese history images, old photos of China, articles about Chinese history.

Qing Dynasty photos: The best old photos of China , amazing old maps of China, eunuchs of Imperial China , the dramatic Henan famine in 1942 , Lost City Shicheng found underwater ,  episodes of cannibalism in China during the famine , lotus feet , torture in ancient China , old pictures of Tibet , boxers during late Qing dynasty , the history of Chinese prostitution , Chinese opium-smockers. Chinese Folklore: Chinese hell images and description , Chinese spirits and demons , Black magic in China , Tibetan sky burial pictures . Sino-Japanese War: Unit 731 part 1 and 2 , Japanese officer committing seppuku , Liberation of Shanghai (1949) , The Chinese Flying Tigers & The American Flying Tigers. Mao Era pictures: Sino-Soviet images , Propaganda during Cultural Revolution , Propaganda for Chinese children during Cultural RevolutionThe beginning of the Cultural Revolution , the trains of Mao. After 1978: 30 beautiful pictures of a traditional Chinese saunaPictures of the war of China against Vietnam. Topics: photos of ancient china, historical photographs archive,oldest photos of china, history of photography in china, ancient china photos

The Cemetery (国殇墓园) was built in July 1945, at the foot of the Laifeng Mountain, 1 km southwest of downtown. Within the graveyard were tombs of 3,346 army officers and men sacrificed in the battle recapturing Tengchong. In China,...
Nujiang prefecture is inhabited by the Nu, Tibetan, Dulong , Lisu, Naxi people, who respectively worship primitive religions, Lamaism, Catholicism, or Christianity which is the major religion. The different religions co-exist in harmony. Kaquewa, the Dulong’s yearly festival “卡雀哇”——独龙族的年节 The festival is...
Lying in the mountains between Ninglang County of Yunnan Province and Yanyuan County of Sichuan Province, the Lugu Lake (泸沽湖) is 69 kilometers from the Ninglang county town. The Mosuo People, who live on the Lugu Lake shores and belong...
Dragons are a typical subject of Chinese art. Chinese dragons are mythological creatures in Chinese folklore. They symbolize good luck, strenght and power, and control over water elements such as rainfall, floods, and typhoons. Dragons play an important role in Chinese...
Chinese Demons: A series of paintings and handscrolls from the Ming and Qing Dynasty depicting demons and other mythological creatures of the Chinese Folklore. Related: Chinese Black Magic, Demons, Monsters, and Ghosts of the Chinese folklore, Hungry Ghost Festival images,...
The Marriage of Europe and China is a drawing made with pen and brown and gray ink with gray wash on laid paper. Pietro Antonio Novelli 1729 - 1804 , Venice, was an Italian painter and engraver. He was trained...
’Alfred Raquez’ was the pseudonym of Joseph Gervais, a bankrupt French lawyer who fled to the Far East in the late 1890s and had access to some of the powerful players in French Indochina. He wrote prolifically about China and...
The first Sino-Japanese War, commonly now in China as the War of Jiawu 甲午戰爭, began in 1894 and ended in 1895 and was fought between the China's Qing Empire and the Empire of Japan, primarily over the influence of...
The images of Weng Naiqiang, veteran photographer, tell marginal but significant episodes of Chinese daily life that intertwine with the great historical moments and the hardships that the country was experiencing. This group of pictures is produced by Tencent pictures...
An album of selected images depicts a vision of China in the 1980s, very different from today. China was more ideological, and poor but apparently also more naive and genuine. In the 80's China was experiencing a period of transition:...
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