1. Man in Hong Kong, photograph by Fan Ho

    Man in Hong Kong, photograph by Fan Ho

  2. Arthur Leonard Fiddament-1945 Chungking, Children with Umbrellas

    Arthur Leonard Fiddament-1945 Chungking, Children with Umbrellas

  3. Henri Cartier Bresson (Shanghai Street 1948)

    Henri Cartier Bresson (Shanghai Street 1948)

  4. sweetkali said: I love your tumblr. The images are both evocative and informative. just wonderful. sweetkali

    Thank you so much for writing and I am so glad you enjoy the images. I am learning so much from them as well.

  5. Chinese falconers  
1917-1919年間,北京。兩個玩鷹的男子。(西德尼-戴維-甘博 Sidney David Gamble 攝)

    Chinese falconers  

    1917-1919年間,北京。兩個玩鷹的男子。(西德尼-戴維-甘博 Sidney David Gamble 攝)

  6. - Manchu family walking in market, Hebei 1915-1918.

    - Manchu family walking in market, Hebei 1915-1918.

  7. The image shows shops and houses in Tai Ping Shan Street in Hong Kong. In 1860 Chinese writer Wang Tao said the street was full of brothels with ‘brightly painted doors and windows with fancy curtains’

    The image shows shops and houses in Tai Ping Shan Street in Hong Kong. In 1860 Chinese writer Wang Tao said the street was full of brothels with ‘brightly painted doors and windows with fancy curtains’

  8. Chinese fruit sellers photographed in the 1860’s by John Thomson

    Chinese fruit sellers photographed in the 1860’s by John Thomson

  9. Chung Man Lurk, Hong Kong

    Chung Man Lurk, Hong Kong

  10. A Chinese woman mends clothing

    A Chinese woman mends clothing