Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Old photographs of China in Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum has some great early views of Shanghai (and other places in China) – cirsply photographed, impeccably scanned and offered in insanely high resolution:



Detail:


Especially enjoyable is the Geldolph Adriaan Kessler collection, taken sometime after 1908.


Photographer outside the Longhua Temple 龙华寺.

Detail:


Tags: 1900s, 1908, 19th century, archive, longhua, museum, netherlands, photography, police, shanghai, temple, visual history
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