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Qing Dinasty Cargo
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Qing Dinasty Cargo Is Recovered From a Ship Sunk during Nineteenth Century

1050 items that spent more than 180 years at the bottom of East Chinese Sea have been hauled to the surface.

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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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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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Chinese tortures
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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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38 rare pictures of eunuchs during Qing Dynasty

A eunuch (太監, Taijian) is a man who has been castrated in his early life for this change to have major hormonal consequences.

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pictures of the boxer rebellion
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20 rare pictures of Boxer prisoners during late Qing Dynasty

Pictures of the boxer rebellion: in the late Qing Dynasty (1899-1902), China was plagued by an xenophobic conflict that bloodied the country for three years.

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