Tag Archives: Yantai

Winter in black and white

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Egg and spoon race, Chefoo, Easter 1902

If some things Chinese were puzzling to foreigners, some things European may have seemed most odd to the Chinese.  How to explain the why and wherefore of an egg and spoon race? In the Commissioner of Customs’s garden at ‘Hillfields’, … Continue reading

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Photographs of photographers: Maude Carrall

The ‘Blossoms’ looks like an orchard of either apple or cherry trees, which was probably in, or close to, Chefoo (Yantai).  It must have been a favourite springtime picnic spot for the Carrall family, as their photograph albums hold several … Continue reading

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