- Guest blog: The Cercle Sportif Français: Elite cosmopolitanism in Shanghai’s Former French Concession.
- Black and white Hong Kong transformed by ‘OldHKinColour’
- The Five Faces of Dr Walter Medhurst, D.D.
- Shanghai City Wall and Gates
- Visualizing Qing Diplomats in the West
- Ruins of Macau in Historical Photographs of China collection – part three
- Ruins of Macau in Historical Photographs of China collections – part two
- Ruins of Macau in Historical Photographs of China collections – part one
- Guest blog: Visualising china in China: life, labour and loss
- About scratching, they were never wrong, the old masters
- Guest blog: Sarah Yu on China’s war against the fly
- A round up of recent posts: internment, a church, a shipwreck, three missing Spanish diplomats, Wuhan
- ‘A Miniature World’: Photographs and Memories of Internment in China
- Guest post: Spaniards in the treaty ports: Archivo China-España and Juan Mencarini
- Guest blog: A ‘Magic Weapon’ on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier
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The F. Hagger collection encompasses some 260 photographs of China in the early 1930s, as well as many of Japan, Singapore, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), North Borneo, Manila, India, Egypt, and others which are not on the Historical Photographs of China … Continue reading
Dr Helena F. S. Lopes is currently a Senior Research Associate in the History of Hong Kong and a Lecturer in Modern Chinese History at the University of Bristol. She holds a DPhil in History from the University of Oxford. … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day approaches and look-seeing is in the air. Most probably taken in 1937, this photograph by Malcolm Rosholt, has a certain tension that may have mirrored the tension of a city at war, or on a war footing.
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