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This is Puyi, the last Emperor of China, he led an incredibly interesting life. From emperor, to political puppet, to prisoner, to gardener, I can't even imagine how much he must have seen. Watch The Last Emperor for an interesting telling of his life.
Foot binding – Classy, sexy and extremely painful
Chinese family group photo during the late Qing dynasty.
HORRIFIC: "Girl with bound feet 1870-1890. The feet would then regularly be unbound, washed and kneaded, with additional pain often caused by beating the sole of the foot to keep the bones broken. The feet were then rebound – ever more tightly each time. Whenever the binding session was over, the girl was immediately forced to walk on her feet to crush them further. None of this was carried out with any anesthetic."
Chinese public official and family. During the Ming Dynasty, embroidered "Mandarin Squares" began appearing on the robes of court officials (third man from right). These squares indicated the wearer's rank in the government hierarchy.
Chang 'the Chinese giant' in 1871, with his wife and manager. He was nearly 8' tall.
The Manchu also maintained the social system of the Ming. The values of respect for rank and acceptance of hierarchy were emphasized. The extended family remained the core unit among the elite. Women continued under the dominance of elder men. Their lives centered on the household. Daughters were less wanted than sons, and female infanticide probably rose during this period. Lower-class women continued to work in fields and markets.
China a través de la lente del escocés John Thomson
La fotografía antigua tiene un poder evocador que enamora. Por ello no podía dejar de traer a este cuaderno las fotografías del aventurero John Thomson. Jonh Thomson (1837-1921) nació en Edimburgo…