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Chinese advertising posters of the 30s
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36 beautiful Chinese advertising posters of the 30s

Before the advent of the Communist regime in 1949, China, and especially Shanghai began to experience some forms of advertising borrowed from the West. The … Read more

anti-Japanese demonstrations
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Chinese Women of America anti-Japanese demonstrations in New York in 1938: 15 beautiful pictures

A fundraiser parade of Chinese beauty activists organized by overseas Chinese in order to fund anti-Japanese activities in Wuhan. New yorkers not only threw money … 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

Footbinding, 缠足, is the antique custom of traditional Chinese society of binding the feet of girls painfully tight to prevent further growth (lotus feet). Related: … Read more