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Toudou Takatora (1556-1630)

Toudou Takatora (1556-1630)

北京餐飲 circa 1933-1946 by Hedda Morrison 攝影家海達·莫理循女士

北京餐飲 circa 1933-1946 by Hedda Morrison 攝影家海達·莫理循女士

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Date Masamune02.jpg

The Qianmen (left) and Zhengyangmen (正阳门) Gate (right).

The Qianmen (left) and Zhengyangmen (正阳门) Gate (right).

Mouri Terumoto (1553-1625)

On 27 April in Asian history

Kobayakawa Takakage (1533-1597)

Kobayakawa Takakage (1533-1597)

毛利 輝元	もうり てるもと	Mouri Terumoto

毛利 輝元 もうり てるもと Mouri Terumoto

Yamauchi Kazutoyo (1545-1605)

Yamauchi Kazutoyo (1545-1605)

毛利 隆元	もうり たかもと	Mouri Takamoto

毛利 隆元 もうり たかもと Mouri Takamoto

小早川 秀秋 こばやかわ ひであき Kobayakawa Hideaki

小早川 秀秋 こばやかわ ひであき Kobayakawa Hideaki

Asano Yoshinaga (1576-1613)

Asano Yoshinaga (1576-1613)

This was the Forbidden City, initially built by Ming emperors and later occupied by Manchu squatters who allowed the biggest palace in the world to become the grazing ground for the battle horses of the Western troops during the Boxer Rebellion.

How Manchu Collaborated with the Eight Power Allied Forces against Chinese

China, Kan-su (Tangar). View of the city. [Title from recto of photo mount.] From Vol. 4, dated Sept. 20, 1925: "Tangar is the last town in China. Today I climbed a hill back of the town on which are situated various temples one dating back to the 7th year of Kien-lung. The newest (Wen-ch'ang Kung) to the 2nd year of Kuang Hsü. We took several photos of the town with its flat roofs and the long row of temples situated against the north wall of the town...."  Joseph Rock - On Shadow

China, Kan-su (Tangar). View of the city. [Title from recto of photo mount.] From Vol. 4, dated Sept. 20, 1925: "Tangar is the last town in China. Today I climbed a hill back of the town on which are situated various temples one dating back to the 7th year of Kien-lung. The newest (Wen-ch'ang Kung) to the 2nd year of Kuang Hsü. We took several photos of the town with its flat roofs and the long row of temples situated against the north wall of the town...." Joseph Rock - On Shadow

The walls of Beijing stood until 1959, then demolished under the order of vice chairman Liu Shaoqi

The walls of Beijing stood until then demolished under the order of vice chairman Liu Shaoqi