1860–1912: China in visual

Nigel Cameron, L. Carrington Goodrich

Here are three excellent books on China from 1860 to 1912 conveyed through photos, sketches, and postcards.

Thomas Allom, Rev G N Wright, D J M Tate

The Chinese Empire is published by a Hong Kong publisher. It has 60 plates of sketches dawn in 1843, two years after the first Opium War.

Felicitas Titus, Susan Naquin

All three books are well-annotated.

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