October 21st, 2019


Beautiful colorized postcards in the collection of the Salem State Archives

Walter George Whitman's collection of postcards from his travels in Asia. Based on rather famous views, some postcards have been colorized very intensely:

St. Andrew's Church on Baoshan Road:

The south building of the New World amusement center seen from the Racecourse:

The interior of a Chinese theatre, from a well-known photograph, which I've not been able to identify thus far:

The well-known view, originating either from Boerschmann, or earlier:


See the collection on flickr.