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China Collection

Background imageChina Collection: All Sorts of Buildings

All Sorts of Buildings. From Once Upon a Time no. 10

Background imageChina Collection: Prince Khan draws the portrait of the beautiful girl he has

Prince Khan draws the portrait of the beautiful girl he has
Prince Khans Dream. Prince Khan draws the portrait of the beautiful girl he has seen in his dream

Background imageChina Collection: The Great Aerial Navigator, or Atmospheric Machine

The Great Aerial Navigator, or Atmospheric Machine! An article with a detailed diagram showing an aerial machine claimed to be capable of transportation to India and China in the space of five days

Background imageChina Collection: View of Hong Kong, China

View of Hong Kong, China, showing modern buildings. Date: 1987

Background imageChina Collection: Pencil sketches, including decorative border design

Pencil sketches, including decorative border design
Pencil sketches, including a decorative border design and a human figure. 1920s

Background imageChina Collection: Annual rickshaw Derby, Hong Kong, China

Annual rickshaw Derby, Hong Kong, China
Scene at the annual rickshaw Derby held in Hong Kong, China, with participants and spectators. Date: 1987

Background imageChina Collection: View of Hong Kong from above the Happy Valley

View of Hong Kong from above the Happy Valley
View of Hong Kong, China, from above the Happy Valley. Date: 1987

Background imageChina Collection: Street scene after a fire, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China

Street scene after a fire, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China
Street scene after a fire in Wanchai, Hong Kong, China, with firemen clearing up their equipment. Date: 1987

Background imageChina Collection: Domestic interior with large fireplace

Domestic interior with large fireplace
Domestic interior with a large fireplace covered with ornaments. The wallpaper, carpet and chair covers are all patterned, and there are several pictures on the walls and tables. Date: 1920s

Background imageChina Collection: Street in the native town, Hong Kong, China

Street in the native town, Hong Kong, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Advertisement for Asiatisk The Compagni

Advertisement for Asiatisk The Compagni (Asiatic Tea Company) of Copenhagen, Denmark, showing a Japanese woman in traditional costume, with tea products. 20th century

Background imageChina Collection: Advertisement for Adolf Weber tea

Advertisement for Adolf Weber tea, based in Chemnitz, Germany, showing a Japanese woman in traditional costume carrying a tea tray. 20th century

Background imageChina Collection: Advertisement for Siwa Tea

Advertisement for Siwa Tea, based in Stuttgart and London, showing a Japanese woman in traditional costume enjoying a cup of tea. 20th century

Background imageChina Collection: Advertisement for Atscha Tea

Advertisement for Atscha Tea, marketed by J Propheter of Mannheim, Germany, showing a Japanese woman carrying a tea tray. late 19th century

Background imageChina Collection: Advertisement for Alfred Rieso Tea

Advertisement for Alfred Rieso Tea, based in Dresden, Germany, showing a Japanese woman in traditional costume. 20th century

Background imageChina Collection: Advertisement for Asiatisk The Compagni

Advertisement for Asiatisk The Compagni (Asiatic Tea Company) of Copenhagen, Denmark, showing a Japanese woman in traditional costume, with tea products. 20th century

Background imageChina Collection: Costume design by Berkeley Sutcliffe

Costume design by Berkeley Sutcliffe Prince Tchang in The Land of Smiles (Act 3 China), London, 1959 1959

Background imageChina Collection: Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too

Poster, Clean and Fit and Happy Too! Showing people in different countries attending to personal hygiene. Issued by the (British) Health and Cleanliness Council. 1939

Background imageChina Collection: Shanghai waterfront, China

Shanghai waterfront, China

Background imageChina Collection: Two coolies, China

Two coolies, China
Two coolies with sweeping brushes, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Group of Chinese men and boys

Group of Chinese men and boys. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Annamite people, Indochina (Vietnam)

Annamite people, Indochina (Vietnam)

Background imageChina Collection: Beggar in ragged clothing, China

Beggar in ragged clothing, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: View of harbour, Hong Kong, China

View of harbour, Hong Kong, China
View of the harbour, Hong Kong, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Street barbers at work, China

Street barbers at work, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Pleading for mercy in court, China

Pleading for mercy in court, China
Two men kneeling and pleading for mercy in a court of law, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Boats at Hankow (Hankou), China

Boats at Hankow (Hankou), China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Floods at Hankow (Hankou), China

Floods at Hankow (Hankou), China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Execution ground, Canton (Guangzhou), China

Execution ground, Canton (Guangzhou), China
Execution ground at Canton (Guangzhou), China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Two prisoners wearing the Cangue, China

Two prisoners wearing the Cangue, China
Two prisoners wearing the Cangue (a form of punishment), China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Waterfront, Hankow (Hankou), China

Waterfront, Hankow (Hankou), China
Waterfront scene at Hankow (Hankou), China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Namoan pirates after execution, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Namoan pirates after execution, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Namoan pirates after execution by beheading at Kowloon, Hong Kong, China. 1891

Background imageChina Collection: Execution scene, China

Execution scene, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Japanese naval vessel, Hong Kong, China

Japanese naval vessel, Hong Kong, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Street in Shanghai, China

Street in Shanghai, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Pig transported by wheelbarrow, China

Pig transported by wheelbarrow, China
A pig transported by a wheelbarrow, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Bund area, Shanghai, China

Bund area, Shanghai, China
Bund area in central Shanghai, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Man on a donkey, China

Man on a donkey, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Pagoda, China

Pagoda, China
A pagoda in China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Chinese man

Chinese man
A Chinese man in traditional costume. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Food factory(?), China

Food factory(?), China
Scene in what appears to be some kind of food factory, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Ship in harbour, Hong Kong, China

Ship in harbour, Hong Kong, China
Ship in the harbour, Hong Kong, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Boys and teacher in schoolroom, China

Boys and teacher in schoolroom, China
Boys and teacher in a schoolroom, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Statues on the road to Ming Tombs, Nanjing, China

Statues on the road to Ming Tombs, Nanjing, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Statue on the road to Ming Tombs, Nanjing, China

Statue on the road to Ming Tombs, Nanjing, China
Dragon statue on the road to Ming Tombs, Nanjing, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: Street scene, Shanghai, China

Street scene, Shanghai, China
Street scene in Shanghai, China. circa 1890

Background imageChina Collection: The Peak, Hong Kong, China

The Peak, Hong Kong, China

Background imageChina Collection: City walls and camels, Beijing, China

City walls and camels, Beijing, China
City walls and camels, Beijing (formerly Peking), China. circa 1890




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