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New collection: Wuhan in revolution in 1911

Today we have released online a new collection of 184 photographs, the vast┬ámajority documenting events during the 1911 Xinhai Revolution in Wuhan. The album of photographs was shared with us by the family of former British consular official Stanley Wyatt-Smith … Continue reading

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1925 on the Nanjing road Shanghai, Bicyles, natty dressers, revolution

Another from Shanghai detective chief William Armstron’s albums. This is probably 1 June 1925, and it’s a view along the Nanjing road in Shanghai towards the Wing On department store. The crowd at the junction ahead are gathered around a … Continue reading

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