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E is for … ebay (and eouch)

For a change this post is about photographs that have been lost. A recent sale on Ebay of some materials found during a house clearance in southwestern England, left traces online of what seems to be a historically interesting voyage … Continue reading

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Smiles and coracles, 1938

This snapshot of (I think) some boatside begging, was taken or acquired by Edgar Taylor, who served in the British Royal Navy, and was possibly taken at Hankow (Hankou, Wuhan) on the Yangzi. We do not know much about the … Continue reading

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A is for … Antung (Dandong) 丹东市老照片

Warren Swire made a handful of visits to this port at the mouth of Yalu River between 1911-12 and 1934. The border with Korea, then under Japanese control was close by. This shot shows the installation at the harbourside of … Continue reading

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