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Old China

These photos are not all chronological order. I've changed the order when I thought it would help tell the story better.
Dowager Empress Cixi Dowager Empress Cixi Cixi's gold filigreed fingernail covers Cixi's 6-inch high bejeweled shoes 1800's - Opium smokers
1800's - Being punished 1800's 1800's - In the countryside
1860's - Actors 1870's - Market in Beijing 1870's - Fruit vendor c. 1870 - Two men in matching traditional dress c. 1870 - Portable street restaurant
c. 1870 - Temple on the Min River c. 1870 - Ming Tombs in Nanjing c. 1870 - Pearl River 1872 - Prince Gong c. 1873 - Monks
1874 - Hong Kong c. 1880 - Upper class women c. 1880 - Sharing a meal 1880 - Opium den 1885 - Soldier in the Black Flag Army
c. 1895 - Forest Temple c. 1885 - Canton (Guangzhou) 1891 - Execution of pirates c. 1893 - Merchants selling preserved ginger April 1895 - China surrenders to Japan
1896 - Street repair c. 1895 - Vegetable vendor Sword swallower Bound foot with the binding off 1900 - Women with bound feet
Imperialism c. 1900 - Drawing of a boxer 1900 - Troops of the Eight Nations Alliance 1900 - Peking (Beijing) 1900 - Burning down a temple
U.S. military quarters during the Boxer Rebellion 1900 - Boxer rebels on trial c. 1900 - Criminal being punished 1900 - Executioner 1901 - Beijing in ruins
1901 - Boxer prisoners 1901 - Execution of Boxers after the rebellion 1901 - Execution of Boxers by Chinese officials 27 March 1901 - Too Many Shylocks 1901 - Holy Chinese martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion
1901 - Imperial gate of the Imperial City 1901 - Sing sing girls Early 1900's - Rickshaw ride 1902 - Feeding a prisoner in a cangue 1902 - Haircut
Having a smoke 1904 - Kidnapped girls 1905 - School for the blind 1907 - The Great Wall 1908 - Men carrying tea
Men and boys c. 1910 - Manchu ladies of the court 1910 - Wheelbarrow passengers 1910 - Shanghai The Bund in winter
1911 - Revolutionary activity Beheading 10 October 1911 - Severed heads of rebel leaders 1911 - Sun Yetsen 1914 - Zhou Enlai in scholar's gown
c. 1915 - Beggar with babies in baskets 1917 - Interior canal 1918 - Cobbler c. 1918 - Carrying firewood c. 1918 - In school
1919 - Student movement 1919 - Demonstration in Tiananmen Square 1919 - First women's college 1919 - Breakfast on the street 1920's - Chinese opera star Mei Lanfang off stage
1920's - Chinese opera star Mei Lanfang in costume 1920 - Chiang Kai-shek Trackers on the Yangtze 1920's - Homeless in Shanghai July 1921 - Home of the first meeting of the Chinese Communist Party
1922 - Political rally 1922- Rebels seizing train carrying ammunition for the imperial troops 1922 - Puyi Empress Wanrong 1925 - Mao Zedong