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Laundry

These two photographs from unrelated collections show women washing clothes on rocks.  Whilst doing their own work together in a communal way, one imagines the women having neighbourly conversations, perhaps even singing. The images have several similarities and may have … Continue reading

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Moving a block of ice over frozen water

Ice was cut during the winter in North China from ponds and rivers, and then stored in ice houses for cooling uses over the summer months. This photo (Ru02-34), with its curiously stagey composition (note that man peeping from behind … Continue reading

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