Tag Archives: Virtual Shanghai

Trove of Old China Photos at the Visualising China Blog

While googling around for detail about Chinese compradors we came upon a post Last years of the comprador at the Visualising China Blog . This led Old China Books to Visualising China, “a web-based resource that allows users to explore … Continue reading

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Chinese Courtyard Houses 四合院

Like paper dragons and lion dogs, the courtyard house is another Chinese icon. They are diverse in architectural style, and differ from place to place, but the house essentially is a walled compound with a single entrance and one, two, … Continue reading

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Disappearing Shanghai – more than 50 shades of Shanghai

On his site China Rhyming, Paul French has posted a review of Howard French’s Disappearing Shanghai. “…a photographic exploration of life in the old and rapidly disappearing quarters of Shanghai, with accompanying poems and essays by the author of fiction … Continue reading

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