Empress Wangrong (1906-1946), consort of Emperor Xuantong,(Henry Puyi) the last Emperor of China.
Vintage Photographs of Pre-Revolution China, 1870-1946 - Jeunes Filles Chinoises [c1901] René Parison
A large proportion of Chinese women in the late nineteenth century had their feet bound small while they were children. The woman seen in this late nineteenth century photograph was an entertainer, a sing-song girl, but footbinding was also practiced by the families of scholars and merchants.
Photo by Auguste Francois, ca 1870, depicting Su Yuanchun, (1844-1908 AD) a Manchu general in Guangxi. A tough illiterate Manchu, Su Yuanchun was one of the last great warrior Manchus. He distinguished himself in the field and made it from a simple soldier to a distinguished general in a time when the Qing fought battles against modern firearms with sabers, spears, bows, arrows and matchlock muskets. He commanded a force against the French at the battle of Zhennan Passwhich and won.
Great Wall of China  Herbert G. Ponting
1873...........ILLUSTRATIONS OF CHINA AND ITS PEOPLE.......PHOTO BY JOHN THOMSON.........SOURCE WELLCOMECOLLECTION.ORG.....