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Graduation!

The University of Bristol this week held its first graduation cemeremony in China. Two hundred students attended the ceremony in Beijing, and it is planned that this event will be held every two years. To mark the occasion here is … Continue reading

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Juniors at Mr Large's school, c.1908

A class of solemn schoolchildren, c.1908, with, it is presumed, their missionary teacher, Mr Large, at the back of the room (El01-28).  Both the foreign teacher and the children have their hair in the Manchu style.  This hairstyle was imposed … Continue reading

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You press the button, we do the rest

Here then is ‘the rest’: at this Kodak Professional School in Shanghai in 1923, students are learning to spool and process negatives, enlarge, develop, fix and dry prints, then guillotine and dry mount them – the skilful practical application of … Continue reading

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