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Entrance to the Huihuiying Mosque, Peking

To mark the Islamic New Year, here is part of a rare photograph of the entrance to the Huihuiying Mosque [回回营清真寺遗存], in Donganfu Hutong, near Beihai Park, Beijing, taken about 1870.  The image shown above, is a cropped version to … Continue reading

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N is for Ningbo

The team has recently been corresponding with an informal group in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo, who are researching the architectural heritage of this former treaty port. Opened under the first of the Sino-British treaties (Nanjing, 1842), Ningbo was … Continue reading

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Large pots at a pottery, c.1870

Mass production is nothing new to China, which has always been the world’s most populous country.  Here (Bo02-049) large pots and blocks are being made, apparently in the thatched workshops.  It looks like the large pots were made in two … Continue reading

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