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Фото. Приказчики из китайского магазина. 19 век.

Фото. Приказчики из китайского магазина. 19 век.

Chinese fruit sellers photographed in the 1860's by John Thomson for the China Magazine

Early photographs offer fascinating insight into 1860s China

Chinese fruit sellers photographed in the by John Thomson for the China Magazine. Historic China and vintage Chinese photos of everyday life

An entertainment center in Shanghai on the eve of the revolution in 1949.

Old pictures of Shanghai, Old Shanghai Pictures, Shanghai History Pictures, China History, Information about Shanghai History

A GENIAL OFFICIAL OF INTERIOR CHINA -- A Naval Mandarin and Admiral of the River Fleet with his Wife and Daughter in KINKOW Photographed by JAMES RICALTON in 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion. The full stereoview is seen here : www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/3490090978/

A GENIAL OFFICIAL OF INTERIOR CHINA -- A Naval Mandarin and Admiral of the River Fleet with his Wife and Daughter in KINKOW Photographed by JAMES RICALTON in 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion. The full stereoview is seen here : www.flickr.com/photos/24443965@N08/3490090978/

Emperor Pu Yi as a child.(Circa 1910)--- His life story is too strange to be fiction.  The last emperor of the Qing Dynasty, and thus the last emperor of China, Puyi lived through the fall of his empire, the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II, the Chinese Civil War, and the founding of the Peoples Republic of China.  Born to a life of unimaginable privilege, he died as a humble assistant gardener under the communist regime. ( On October 17, 1967, at the age of just 61, Puyi died)

2 December 1908 – Child Emperor Pu Yi ascends the Chinese throne at the age of two. The Empress Dowager Cixi had chosen him on her deathbed to succeed her. That night in Pu Yi stopped being a boy and became Xuantong, the last emperor of China.

A Chinese woman photographed in the 1860's by John Thomson for the China Magazine

Early photographs offer fascinating insight into 1860s China

A Chinese woman mends clothing -- photographed in the by John Thomson for the China Magazine

1740- As part of an overall scheme to more closely dominate the Chinese people, the foreign Qing dynasty enacts China's first law against sexuality between consenting adults.

As part of an overall scheme to more closely dominate the Chinese people, the foreign Qing dynasty enacts China's first law against sexuality between consenting adults.

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