China at the turn of 19th-20th centuries

Nowadays China is increasingly dominate, while in the period at the turn of XIX-XX centuries, the country was in decline. Today, we offer you a little trip into the world of the past.

Bridge, environs of Shanghai, 1900s.

Bridge, environs of Shanghai, 1900s.

 

Creek at low tide, Shanghai, 1900s.

Creek at low tide, Shanghai, 1900s.

Family at the horse races, Shanghai.

Family at the horse races, Shanghai.

Gate to the old city, Shanghai, 1890s.

Gate to the old city, Shanghai, 1890s.

Great Wall, 1880s.

Great Wall, 1880s.

Inside the Old City of Shanghai, circa 1900.

Inside the Old City of Shanghai, circa 1900.

Island and harbour, Foochow, 1870s.

Island and harbour, Foochow, 1870s.

Lady in winter dress, Shanghai, Kung Tai, 1870s.

Lady in winter dress, Shanghai, Kung Tai, 1870s.

Main street, Meng tse,  1900s.

Main street, Meng tse, 1900s.

Merchant and his family, Canton, Milton Miller, 1862.

Merchant and his family, Canton, Milton Miller, 1862.

Pearl River, Canton, A Chan, 1880s.

Pearl River, Canton, A Chan, 1880s.

Street with shops, Peking, 1875-1880.

Street with shops, Peking, 1875-1880.

Wanham Canal, Canton, Afong, 1870s.

Wanham Canal, Canton, Afong, 1870s.