k-a-t-i-e-: Children running through the rain in a street of Xingping, 1980 Bruno Barbey
Chang 'the Chinese giant' in 1871, with his wife and manager. He was nearly 8' tall.
Chang Woo Gow (c.1845-1893),;the Chinese Giant - Born in Pekin in 1841 grew to a height of 7'8.75" (235.5 cm). Billed as The Chinese Giant, he travelled the world, renowned for his intelligence and knowledge (he spoke six languages) as much as for his height. Chang Woo Gow finished his life the proprietor of a tea room and ‘Oriental Bazaar’ in Bournemouth, a resort on the south coast of England, where he was buried in 1893.