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

A series of French postcards depicting one of the most gruesome punishment in China: Death by a thousands cuts (Lingchi). Death by a thousands cuts or slow slicing was a form of torture and execution used in China from...
The most polluted cities in China: Various forms of pollution have increased as China has industrialized, which has caused widespread environmental and health problems. Nearly 90 percent of Chinese big cities failed to meet minimum air quality standards in...
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...
Mongolia declared its independence from China in 1911. Soon it became a protectorate of the Russian Empire. After only 1 year, Russian Empire recognized suzerainty of China over Mongolia. Images were taken by photographer Stefan Passe in 1913. The first picture...
’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 Battle of Shanghai, "Aka Battle"  of Songhu was one of the bloodiest battles of the entire war. During the three-month battle, Chinese and Japanese troops fought in downtown Shanghai, in the outlying towns, and on the beaches of the...
A series of rare shots portraying the former British colony, between 1950 and 1958. A gallery of amazing images of Hong Kong depicting the economic boom of the British colony and the eveyday life. Source Topic: old Hong Kong photos, Hong Kong...
Huashan Mountain, located in Shaanxi Province, about 110 kilometres east of the city of Xi'an, is one of the China's Five Sacred Taoist Mountains, and has a long history of religious significance. The Mountain was an important temple for taoist...
Those images are depicting the everyday life of a group of children and adults in a funeral mortuary in China in 1948. Coffins were used as tables, as playground, as storage units and of course as ... coffins. Source: blog.163.com
A team of archeologists made an important archaeological discovery revealing a large number of potteries, jade, stones, bones and other artificial and natural relics, and even rammed earth walls of the Dawenkou culture, dating back more than 5,000 years. The...
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