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  • General view of Taheiho and River Amur, 1914

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of Taheiho and the Amur River on the right in the background. The buildings in Taheiho are mainly single-storey buildings. This was taken from an elevation in 1916. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Village, Tongshan, China

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of a village in Tongshan, China. Houses are seen on both sides of a walkway. Men in traditional costume are walking on the walkway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Village, Tongshan, China

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of a village in Tongshan, China. Houses are seen on both sides of a walkway. Men in traditional costume are standing outside the buildings in the foreground. More houses and villagers can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Anti-cholera campaign in Shanghai, 1919-1921

    Politics and Government · Organisations · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the back of a Red Cross vehicle on a street in Shanghai. A few men and a woman are walking on the street. This was taken during an anti-cholera campaign in Shanghai in 1919-1921. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Winter in Manchouli

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of Northeast China, or Manchuria, during winter. Railings are erected along the edge of a river. Trees seen on the right are bare. Houses can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Town in East Siberia, circa 1920

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street in a town in East Siberia, circa 1920. Except for three persons and a dog, the street is empty. Single-level buildings can be seen on both sides of the street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Manchouli with Taotai Chang Yamen, 1912

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a grassland in Manchouli. Two pathways are seen, with one leading to houses enclosed by a stone wall on the right in the background. Some horses are grazing on the left in the background. This was taken by Dr. Wu Lien-teh who was accompanied by Taotai Chang...
  • Manchouli, border town of North Manchuria, 1910

    Streets and Places · Events
    Manchouli, border town of North Manchuria, where early plague cases were registered in 1910. This photograph shows part of Manchouli. The houses are made of wood. Slopes can be seen on both sides and the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Organisation of people in plague times, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows a group of people in Harbin during plague times. The men and women, adults and children, are dressed in thick clothing and most have headgears with flaps protecting the ears. This was taken in the outdoors in 1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mud ways of Fuchiatien, 1911, raised wooden walkways about two-feet wide for pedestrians

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows muddy alleys in plague-stricken Fuchiatien, Harbin, in 1911. The mud ways are being covered by raised wooden walkways about two-feet wide for pedestrians. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Plague striken Fuchiatien, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows a street in a plague-stricken Fuchiatien, Harbin, China. Rows of single-storey houses can be seen on both sides of the street. A man is standing at his window in a house on the right. Outside each of two other houses on the left is a man. A...
  • Crowded street near the River, Fuchiatien, 1920

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a crowd at a street near the river at Fuchiatien, Harbin, China. Double-storey buildings can be seen at both sides of the street. This was taken in 1920. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Manchouli, border town of North Manchuria

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of Manchouli, a border town of North Manchuria, where early plague cases were registered in 1910. A simple structure providing shelter and benches is on the left. Horses and carts are outside the shelter. Some men are resting in the shelter while a few others are...
  • Siberian Steppes; note undulated hills

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the Siberian Steppes. A few tents are pitched on the left in the background. Grasslands dominate the foreground while undulated hills can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mongolian plague expedition 1912

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the Siberian Steppes. A few tents are pitched on the left in the background. Grasslands dominate the foreground while undulated hills can be seen in the background. This was taken on a Mongolian plague expedition in 1912. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene plague stricken Fuchiatien, 1911

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Events
    Use of horse carts to collect the dead. This photograph shows horse carts at an outdoor cremation area. The dead were transported to the cremation area by horse carts during the plague in Fuchiatien, Harbin, in 1911. Workers are also seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Borzia with adjoining lake

    Streets and Places
    This is a photograph taken at Borzia. It shows a lake in the background. Three horse carts facing the lake are in the foreground. A man in uniform is standing by the lake. A few men are resting on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Harbin, during plagues times, 1910

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows a general view of part of Harbin during the plague. Except for one, the buildings are single-storey ones. Smoke can be seen emitting from tall chimneys. This was taken in 1910. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two bodies left in the street, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows two dead who have been thrown in the streets. They are victims of the plague in Harbin during 1910-1911. This was taken in 1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Travelling in Mongolia, 1911

    Streets and Places
    This is a group photograph of six men. On each side, a short distance away from the group of four in the centre, is a man holding a long pole. Both men are on horses. One man in the centre is on an animal that may be a donkey. The...