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Island Pagoda picture---Jinshan Temple
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Island Pagoda, about 1871

Pagoda on an island in the River Min near Fuzhou, China, taken by John Thomson (1837-1921) in about 1871, published in 1873 in the book ‘Foochow and the River Min’.

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Bem-vindo ao Amoy: 40 Xiamen pictures

Xiamen pictures – Xiamen, or Amoy is a small town (at least for China’s standards, since it has more than two and a half million inhabitants) overlooking the Taiwan Strait, and thanks to its geographical position has always been an important commercial port.

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