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Historical Photographs of China
July 9, 2008 10:23 AM   Subscribe

The Sidney D Gamble Photograph Collection at Duke University consists of about 5,000 newly digitised pictures, taken predominantly in China between 1917 and 1932. Browse by subject, category or location tags. Photos taken in 1908 are to be added in the future. [via]
posted by peacay (5 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

 
amazing, amazing, amazing...I could go on - a great find, I will be lost in here for some time - thanks Peacay.
posted by bokeh at 10:55 AM on July 9, 2008


Wow...

I think I have some new desktop backgrounds now. Thanks!
posted by ardgedee at 11:03 AM on July 9, 2008


Neato.
posted by aramaic at 11:09 AM on July 9, 2008


Thanks for this link! Great old school street photography.
posted by stp123 at 7:23 PM on July 9, 2008


I have a new favourite.

I hope the guy on the bottom is a fast runner.
posted by bokeh at 1:19 AM on July 10, 2008


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