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Josepha Richard on Documenting gardens of China through early photographs

Josepha Richard is a PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield, specialised in Modern China and the gardens of 19th century Guangzhou. She holds an MA in Chinese studies¬† (Leeds University) and Art History (Sorbonne Paris IV) and was recently … Continue reading

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What's a photograph for?

This photograph appeared in a 1911 issue of the monthly magazine¬†Social Shanghai, and shows the Bund-side Public Gardens crowded with Chinese visitors. The date is that of the coronation of King George V, and the original caption reads: A Memorable … Continue reading

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