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The East India Squadron on China Station, 1860-1861

The Commander-in-Chief feels called upon at this time to address those under his command upon the condition of our country. By the last mail we have authentic accounts of the commencement of “civil war” in the United States, by the attack and … Continue reading

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Beijing of Dreams website archives old photos of Beijing

The new Beijing of Dreams website photo archive is a fine collection to place together with the work of John Thompson and Felice Beato (photogs in China during the mid-1860s). The images were “scanned in high resolution and where necessary digitally enhanced,” and they are … Continue reading

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