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  • Attendants having lunch at Manchouli, 1912

    Economy
    This photograph shows five male attendants having lunch at a plain in Manchouli in 1912. They are either sitting or squatting and eating from plates. A sixth man is standing in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh with Taheiho Hospital officials, 1914

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Economy
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh seated, left. This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh with Taheiho Hospital officials in 1914. In all there are four men and three women. Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, led the fight against plagues in China. Dressed in a suit Dr. Wu and another gentleman in changshan are...
  • Coal miners and workers, North Manchuria, circa 1921

    Economy
    This photograph shows a group of nine Chinese coal miners and workers in North Manchuria, circa 1921. Two are sitting on a bench while the rest are on overturned baskets. They are having a meal. Each is eating from a bowl. Five are in a row with their backs facing...
  • Russian and Chinese colleagues standing in front of a train

    Politics and Government · Economy
    This photograph shows four Russian and Chinese colleagues of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, standing in front of a train. They are two Chinese and two Russians. Dr. Wu worked with them while he was fighting plagues in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Crew of seamen on board

    Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a crew of seamen on board a ship. On the right three officers in white uniform are standing in front of the sailors. Another officer with his back facing the camera is seen among the sailors. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lay staff making antiplague masks, 1921

    Economy · Events
    This photograph shows five lay staff who were involved in making anti-plague masks. All five ladies work in the Harbin laboratory. The lady on the right appears to be cutting white fabric. The table they use is fully-covered with many layers of white fabric. This photograph was taken in 1921....
  • During Tongshan relapsing fever epidemic, showing southern miners

    Events · Economy
    This is a group photograph of eight miners from Southern China. Six are standing in a row with two sitting on the floor in front of the first and third standing men from the left. This was taken during a relapsing fever epidemic in Tongshan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Chapplick and Dr Wu Lien-teh at Harbin station with old servant of Peking behind, 1930

    Personalities · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Dr. Chapplick (left) and Dr. Wu Lien-the (second from left) at Harbin Station. Behind Dr. Wu is an old servant from Peking. They are standing beside a stationary train. Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, worked in China to help fight against plagues. This was taken in 1930....
  • Coal miners and workers, North Manchuria, circa 1921

    Economy
    This photograph shows three Chinese coal miners and workers in North Manchuria, circa 1921. The one on the right is seated while the other two are standing. The miner on the left has a queue. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr Wu Lien-teh with Russian workers at Manchouli, 1921

    Personalities · Economy
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, right front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, with some Chinese and Russian workers at Manchouli in 1921. The left sleeve of the uniform of one of the workers bears a Red Cross emblem. This was taken outside a brick building with a sign containing...
  • Evacuation to more sanitary dwellings organised for coal miners and workers, 1921

    Economy
    This photograph shows a group of Chinese coal miners and workers. They are standing outside a traditional house. These miners and workers were evacuated to dwellings with sanitary facilities in 1921. Title devised by Library staff.