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Photos within photos

This photograph (Fu-n548), a study in pairs, was taken by Fu Bingchang on New Year’s Day 1946, in the Chinese Embassy in Moscow.  It depicts an unidentified Chinese official and, on the right, Chiang Ching-kuo.  Jiang Jingguo, was the son … Continue reading

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Sun Ke reading on a wooden chaise longue

Sun Ke (Sun Fo) (1891-1973), was a Nationalist politician and, briefly, in 1932, Premier of the Republic of China, as well as an educational reformer.  He was the son of Sun Yat-sen. In this informal portrait (Fu-n119) by Fu Bingchang, … Continue reading

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A goose being taken to the home of a bride-to-be

  Apparently, at the Proposal Meeting (of the parents of the bride-to-be and her groom), the bridegroom’s family will present the bride’s family with a live goose. The bride’s family should not kill the goose and eat it, because the … Continue reading

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