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...
Diyu, the Traditional Chinese Hell, based on Buddhism concept of Naraka, is an underground maze with various levels and chambers, where souls are taken after death to atone for the sins they committed when they were alive. Some Chinese legend...
Old images of Taiwan: Between 1895 and 1945 Taiwan was a colony of the Empire of Japan. A series of beautiful old postcards of Taiwan pre-1945. During this period, "Formosa", as it was known at the time was an exotic...
Unit 731 (731部隊) led by Japanese microbiologist Shiro Ishii, was a covert biological warfare research and development unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook human experimentation mainly on Chinese, Koreans and Russians, during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945)...
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...
Vietnam War images - Bill Thomas Hardt (b. 1937, Chemnitz) is a German photographer who recorded the brutal scenes of Vietnam war. “With images of the Vietnam War, he became known in the late 1960s worldwide. His pictures documented for...
Not far from Xiamen, about four hours by bus, surrounded by Southern Fujian hills, Yongding county hosts many Hakka roundhouses. Tulou and nearby area are a perfect example of this architectural style. Fujian Tulou is a property of 46 buildings constructed...
1050 items that spent more than 180 years at the bottom of East Chinese Sea have been hauled to the surface. The priceless cargo was recovered from a Qing Dinasty ship (probably between 1821-850). The ship went down not far...
Baron Roman Ungern von Sternberg (Roman Fedorovich Ungern von Shternberg), also known by the epithet Mad Baron (or Black Baron ; January 22, 1886, September 15, 1921), fought the White Movement during the Russian Civil War and later was...
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