The Face of China: Photography's Role in Shaping Image, 1860—1920

  title={The Face of China: Photography's Role in Shaping Image, 1860—1920},
  author={S. E. Fraser},
  journal={Getty Research Journal},
  pages={39 - 52}
After the Opium and Arrow Wars, European, Japanese, and American governments nego tiated unequal concessions from the Qing imperial court. Companies and individuals established residential and commercial bases along the coast from Hong Kong to the Korean peninsula and Manchuria, creating a semicolonial environment that was inten sified by clashes with foreign troops. In these spheres, commercial and military, pho tography greatly facilitated the construction of identities. This essay is… Expand
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