Tag Archives: Chefoo

No Great Wall

The latest book to use one of our photographs on its cover has just arrived in the post. Felix Boecking teaches modern Chinese economic and political history at the University of Edinburgh, and his volume, which grew out of the … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs in Books | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotted: James Hudson Taylor

A correspondent recently wrote to us, correcting a date and identifying in a photograph  two of the China missionary enterprise’s most notable figures. This photograph, above, showing staff and pupils of the Chefoo Girls School includes, we now know, James Hudson … Continue reading

Posted in Photograph of the day | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Spotted: James Hudson Taylor

Photographs of photographers: Maude Carrall

The ‘Blossoms’ looks like an orchard of either apple or cherry trees, which was probably in, or close to, Chefoo (Yantai).  It must have been a favourite springtime picnic spot for the Carrall family, as their photograph albums hold several … Continue reading

Posted in Photograph of the day, Photographers | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments