News-Antique.com - May 22,2007 - Old China and the West: Authentic Photos, Vintage Postcards and other Documents. The largest Collection online.
In the recent years Chinese traditional culture and history are attracting more and more people in the west. But how did the streets in old Peking look like? How did the peasants live, how the Sing-song girls in old Shanghai? What did people wear in China some 100 years ago? How did men look like with the “Pig-tails” – and women with their “Lily feet”?
We have put several hundreds of old images related to China online at www.collect.at
And we invite you to discover the world of Imperial China. You will find photos from the period of the Boxer Rebellion up to the time of the Cultural Revolution. Or postcards portraying daily life in old China and views of old places, or postcard reflecting history, like the Russo-Japanese war, Japanese occupation of Manchuria.
A large group of documents reflect the relationship between western countries and old China: European Forces, U.S. postal service in China, Japanese Forces.
Furthermore many items related to Hong Kong, Macao, Japan and old Korea can be viewed. Besides old stamps and postal history pieces are displayed.
Have much fun exploring the largest collection of its kind!