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  • 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.
  • Ship parking at pier

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    Photo taken during Dr. Wu Lien-teh attending Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo. This photograph shows a ship anchored at a pier in Tokyo. More ships can be seen in the background on the right. 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.
  • Improvised ambulances used in the 1910-11 epidemic

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Events
    The one on the right was for the sick and the one on the left was for contacts. This photograph shows two improvised ambulances used in the 1910-11 plague in Harbin. These wagons are pulled by horses. The one for the sick is covered while that for contacts is unsheltered....
  • Russian cart for anti-plague work, 1921

    Events · Transportation
    In the background is Harbin Hospital. This photograph shows a Russian cart used in Harbin for anti-plague work. A driver and another person are sitting on the cart while a third person is leaning against the cart. All three are wearing face masks. This photograph was taken in 1921, during...
  • River Sungari, Harbin, 1920

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    River Sungari, Harbin, 1920. Arrangements were made with the Customs for medical inspection of passengers before purchase of tickets. Each steamer was obliged to carry a ship's surgeon on board. This photograph shows steamers along the River Sungari, now known as Songhua River. This photograph was taken in Harbin in...
  • Manchurian plague epidemic, 1911

    Events · Transportation
    Carts used for removal of the sick and the dead. This photograph shows a man being transported on a horse cart during the Manchurian plague epidemic in 1911. The six men, four of whom are in military uniform, near the cart are all wearing face masks. Title devised by Library...
  • Steamship at the port of call, Sansing, 1913

    Transportation
    This photograph shows a steamship at the port of call, Sansing, Harbin, in 1913. Passengers are seen at the upper deck. 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.
  • Collection of corpses in plague stricken Fuchiatien, 1911

    Transportation · Events
    This photograph shows three horse carts outside a house in plague-stricken Fuchiatien, Harbin, in 1911. They are being used to collect corpses. Workers collecting the dead bodies are wearing masks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men sitting on horse cart

    Transportation
    This photograph shows four men sitting on a carriage pulled by two horses. The man on the right is the coachman. The men are in thick clothing and protective headgear. They are on a grassland. Title devised by Library staff.