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G.E.Morrison's journey in North West China in 1910

G.E.Morrison's journey in North West China in 1910




China, oude fotografie

DOU KUN & HELEN LO, G.E.Morrison's journey in North West China in 1910, Beijing 2008. Slipcase with 2 softcover volumes, 21 x 28,5 cm. Vol.I: 186 pag. Vol.II: 146 pag. full black and white photographs.
"G E Morrison, the resident correspondent to Beijing of The Times, travelled in Northwest China for half a year (from January to July) in 1910. He took more than one thousand photographs that showed the places, people and the progress of the Reform Movement of Qing Court during his journey. These 658 photographs are from Morrison's albums of his journey. Features include the geography, the living conditions, the existence of different kinds of minorities, achievements of the Reform Movement, the Provincial Assemblies, the New Army and schools in western style, etc. and the life of the missionaries in the localities. This 2 volume slipcased set is a landmark publication that opens up the China of 1910 to the reader and is the follow up to the 3 volume set Old China Through G E Morrison's Eyes". 



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Old China through G.E.Morrison's Eyes

Old China through G.E.Morrison's Eyes




China, oude fotografie

SHEN JIAWEI & DOU KUN, Old China through G.E.Morrison's Eyes, Beijing 2007. Slipcase with 3 Volume, 28,5 x 21cm. Vol.I: 132 pag.;Vol.II:164 pag.;Vol.III: 237 pag. full black-and-whit photographs.   
"Vol.I : Morrison of Peking; Vol.II: Catastrophe at the Turn of the Century; Vol.III: Eyewitness of the Reformation. The text is in English and Chinese giving background information as well as comprehensive captions to accompany over 500 photographs from the late Qing dynasty to the early part of the Republic of China.The collection draws upon a vast collection of photos, which were donated to the State library of NSW by Morrison’s son Alister. Some of these photographs were taken by George Morrison himself while others were collected during his residency in Beijing. This compilation includes pictures of great historical events, as well as scenes of daily life in Beijing and other parts of the country. As such, this amounts to an important historical archive, which documents a country and a people that have changed beyond recognition in the last hundred years." 


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