Collectors in the early 1900s liked to exchange postcards through the mail, affixing the stamp on the picture side. The huge demand for early Chinese cards gives the “Chinese Monkey Player” a value early collectors couldn’t have imagined.
1930's Memory of Old Beijing
关帝 在庙里被供奉的关公朔像，明信片上洋文印着 - 中国人的上帝。该明信片1908年由天津寄往葡萄牙的马德拉岛。 Chinesischer Gotze - Guanyu in a Chinese temple. The postcard was posted from Tientsin to Madeira in 1908.
Chinese women - Women preparing a meal - Westerners often commented that, as you can see in the photograph, Chinese women's clothes did not reveal the shape of their bodies in the way Western women's clothes of the period did.
Antique Chinese Hat Silk Embroidered Fabric Gold door OldeAntiques, £185.80
Two Small Chinese ChildrenCarl Mydans
19th Century Chinese Manchu Platform Shoes
19th Century Chinese Manchu Platform Shoes $1,250
Tiger-head hat is on the verge of disappearance - Culture China
Chinese vase tables and Burmese offering vessel from www.orienthouse.com.au