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ATO Photographic Association China Photograph Albums
Bernath Mss 80  
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The collection contains two black cloth albums ca. 1920s, containing 260 b/w photographs, most with English captions (some of these descriptions seem rather speculative), featuring a number of scenes from various locales in China, Mongolia, and Manchuria. Among the photographs are scenes of Kopaka Principality, showing yurts and Lamaistic temple buildings, a Lamist Temple, executive office of a Mongolian Prince [Peitzumiao], young princes, highly decorated families of Mongolian officials and their wives in ornamented gowns, views of Mongols and Mongolian costume, life, customs, dwellings, Lama Priests, Lama Temples and Towers, musical instruments. There are also photographs of Northeastern Manchuria and its agricultural products, wild rivers, pack mule herds, Kirin province, products, forests, the Sungari River, the snow-bound Huangshantzu, the Chiao River, woodcutters work and life cutting telephone poles and railway ties. Soochow sights include: the Juikuangssu Tower, canal streets, the "Venice of China", great architectural works such as arched bridges, Pagodas, Yenchi town in Chientao among others.
.4 linear feet (1 document box)
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