Category Archives: Exhibitions

M is for Ming!

‘Ming: 50 years that changed China’, the British Museum’s autumn exhibition opens today. Photographs in Historical Photographs of China of surviving artefacts from the 1368-1644 Ming dynasty include tourist silliness like this early 1900s shot of a visitor posing with one of … Continue reading

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‘Picturing China’ in Beijing

A friend of the project visiting Beijing provides further images of the display at the J.W. Marriott, organised by the British Embassy.The exhibition, ‘Picturing China 1870-1950: Photographs from British collections’, or ’1870-1950:英国收藏的中国影像’ runs until 7th April. It is the Qingming … Continue reading

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Darwent’s Shanghai

We have been quiet recently, but busy, preparing a modest exhibition which responds to a favourite in our collections, the photographs of the Reverend Charles Ewart Darwent, minister of the Union Church Shanghai (新天安堂) from 1899-1919. As well as publishing … Continue reading

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Visualising China visits Nanjing University

As part of the 110th anniversary celebrations of Nanjing University, historians there led by Professor Chen Qianping, head of department, have mounted an exhibiton of 160 photographs selected from the Visualising China collections. The universities of Bristol and Nanjing have … Continue reading

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