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Last Taoist Immortality-Historical photos of China
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40+ incredible galleries of Historical photos of China (1850-1989)

Over the years we collected 40+ galleries of rare and amazing historical images of China.

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25 Western Depictions of Crime and Punishment during Qing Dinasty

This collection of 51 images on crime and punishment in late Imperial China is gleaned from the 19th century Westerners’ China travelogues at the George Peabody Library.

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slow slicing-lingchi
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Postcards of slow slicing during Qing Dinasty (Graphic content)

A series of French postcards depicting one of the most gruesome punishment in China: Death by a thousands cuts (Lingchi).

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26 images of Torture punishments inflicted on adulteresses in ancient China

In ancient China, chastity was considered a very important virtue. Victim’s suffering and humiliation were important aspects of the Chinese tortures.

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