Here we see Chinese Viceroy Li Hung Chang and US President Ulysses S. Grant meeting in China 1879 at the end of Grant's second term, while Grant was on his world tour to drum up support for a third one.
HISTORICAL PHOTOS: What Shanghai Looked Like 100 Years Ago
Simon the cat. In during the Yangtze Incident, Simon the cat received the PDSA's Dickin Medal after surviving injuries from a cannon shell, raising morale, and killing off a rat infestation during his service.
San Francisco Chinatown circa 1900 A family servant walks an elaborately dressed young boy along a street in San Francisco's Chinatown -- possibly a holiday trip to visit relatives. Photograph by Arnold Genthe.
Three ministers at the office of Foreign Affairs, Peking From left to right : Shen Guifeng (沈桂芬) one of the contributors of the Self-Strengthening Movement, Dong Xun (董恂), Minister of Revenue and Mao Changxi (毛昶熙), the Minister of Works.