He ends with a poem:
"One earns more from painting bamboo than planting bamboo;
A painting six feet tall costs three thousand cash.
All the talk about old friendship or connections
Is like autumn wind blowing past my ears."
A painting by Wang Yiting
https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/62866 Lovers of Chinese archtecture will rejoice at having this free digitized version of…
From the file of Siegfried Fuchs, an "independent furrier," found at Arolsen archives.
This photo captioned simply "Street scene, Shanghai, China, ca. 1900" is rather funny: everyone in the street and inside the…