Vintage: Everyday Life in China (1921)

Vintage: Everyday Life in China (1921)


These found photos from motohakone who bought at a flea market in Cannes, France in 1982. Photos were taken by a French speaking person when he made a trip to China (Shanghai, Suzhou, and Beijing) in October 1921.

Man in traditional dress

Man in traditional dress

Spinning wheel

Spinning wheel

Man with chopsticks

Man with chopsticks

Men playing chess

Men playing chess

Method of warming hand and feet with charcoal stoves

Method of warming hand and feet with charcoal stoves

Native cooks

Native cooks

Old man with (opium)? pipe

Old man with (opium)? pipe

Outside nursery garden, Suzhou

Outside nursery garden, Suzhou

Peep show box

Peep show box

Street barber

Street barber

Portrait of a Chinese family

Portrait of a Chinese family

Street circus artists

Street circus artists

Sword swallower

Sword swallower

Three Chinese women

Three Chinese women

Travelling food seller

Travelling food seller

Travelling monks

Travelling monks

via motohakone


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