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Qing Dynasty photos and articles: The Jesuits at the Chinese Imperial Court , The Art of Giuseppe Castiglione at the Chinese Imperial Court , 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 , Facts, History & Combatants of the Boxer Rebellion , the history of Chinese prostitution , The first photographs of Hong Kong , the Second Opium War, and Beijing, Felice Beato (1860) , Capturing China in Nineteenth-century: the Photography of Isabella L. Bird , Chinese opium-smockers paintings of the Ming and Qing DynastiesHistory of Chinese Diaspora in America, The Taiping Rebellion: facts, causes and effects.

Chinese Folklore: Chinese hell images and description , Chinese spirits and demons , Black magic in China , Tibetan sky burial picturesTraditional Paintings of Chinese DragonsPaintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore.

1890-1934: Xinhai revolution (1911 revolution of China) pictures65 rare images of old China by Maurice-Louis BrangerChinese during World War I in France The curious case of mr Alfred Raquez, a Parisian fugitive on the run in the Far East , The first Sino-Japanese War, Amazing Japanese war prints of the Sino-Japanese warhistory of the Shanghai’s Triad , The Triad in China and Hong Kong .

Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II: 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: the Chinese Civil War (1946-1949) from the perspective of the Nationalist KuomintangSino-Soviet images , Propaganda during Cultural Revolution , Propaganda for Chinese children during Cultural RevolutionThe beginning of the Cultural Revolution , the trains of MaoCultural revolution memorabilia , the Great Tangshan earthquake , the ‘Ping Pong Diplomacy’ .

After 1978: 30 beautiful pictures of a traditional Chinese saunaPictures of the war of China against Vietnam , 40 years of history of China , China in the ’80s , Chinese Space Program photostoryThe colors of China: 30 years of China’s history in pictures , 14 Flags of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Culture: How Much Do You Know About China & Chinese Culture? (quiz) , Chinese numbers: Symbols and Counting with Images , Chinese Native Plants that changed Western food culture and habits , American native plants that changed Chinese food culture and habits

Ethnic minorities: The Ahxia walking marriage of the Mosuo People , The history of Yunnan , Old pictures of Taiwanese Indigenous Peoples  and Taiwan aborigines headhunting (1981-1944), South of Clouds (documentary about ethnic minorities in Yunnan province), the Ancient Earthen Castles in Tulou, Fujian,

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Chinese students from the eighties vs 2012: 20 images
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Chinese students from the eighties vs 2012: 20 images

Two galleries issued respectively on and In these photos, we can see portraits of Chinese students in classrooms, libraries, and dormitories. The two … Read more

Woman with bound feet, photograph by John Thomson
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Footbinding in China: 25+ old pictures of lotus feet in China

Foot binding in China Footbinding, 缠足, is the antique custom of traditional Chinese society of binding the feet of girls painfully tight to prevent further … Read more

pictures of old China
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21 rares and beautiful hand-painted pictures of old China

Directly from the archives of the University of Southern California (UCLA) twenty hand-painted shots of China almost completely disappeared. Related article: Old Restored Images of … Read more

Yang Kei village
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Disappearing China: Yang Kei village, Guangzhou

Guangzhou urban village – On July 1, 2010, Guangzhou began the demolition of Yangqi village. The work went on for over a year.  On August … Read more

Sino Soviet Propaganda Images
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Cool Sino Soviet Propaganda Images

Sino Soviet Propaganda During the fifties, sino-soviet relations were essentially benign, even if the ideological roots of the Sino-Soviet split originated in the 1940s and … Read more

History of China pictures
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A 40-year history of China in the photos of Zhu Xianmin and Wang Yuwen

History of China pictures Shenzhen hosted the “Workers, Farmers – Zhu Xianmin, Wang Yuwen image collection exhibition”, organized by the local photographers association. The two … Read more

Found films in China
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Lost & Found: forgotten memories – Found films in China

Found films in China – What happens if some old films are found in the debris of a city? During this period Kunming, the capital … Read more

Cultural Revolution Propaganda Images
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Chinese Navy Drills, Cultural Revolution Propaganda Images

Cultural Revolution Propaganda Images – Defend the territorial waters was the priority of the People’s Liberation Army troops. Following a series of images depicting rare … Read more

Chinese Opium-Smokers
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Chinese Opium-Smokers in the late XIX Century in the US

Chinese Opium-Smokers In the nineteenth century, thousands of Chinese people crossed the ocean to find work in the United States. They began arriving in San … Read more

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14 Cultural Revolution Propaganda Postcards

1971 was a critical year for the Cultural Revolution. The Chinese government issued this series of postcards to tackle the “traitor” Liu Shaoqi and the … Read more

images of Old Tibet
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40 rare images of Old Tibet

Images of Old Tibet: These photos were taken by U.S. military personnel during the period 1942-1943. American soldiers arrived in Tibet from India to support … Read more

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The Eighteen layers of Chinese Hell

Diyu, 地獄, the Traditional Chinese Hell, based on the Buddhism concept of Naraka, is an underground maze with various levels and chambers, where souls are … Read more

Huashan Mountain's Last Taoist Immortality seekers depicted by foreign journalists in 1935
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Huashan Mountain’s Last Taoist Immortality seekers depicted by foreign journalists in 1935

Huashan Mountain, located in Shaanxi Province, about 110 kilometers east of the city of Xi’an, is one of China’s Five Sacred Taoist Mountains and has … Read more