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HKFP Lens: Colourised images of China from the early 1900s

The New York Public Library released 180,000 digitised public domain images in January. Among the cache were dozens of colourised images of China in the early 20th century. The postcards were often sold to foreign visitors and were colourised by hand, or by photochrom process.

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

colourised china photography 20th century

HKFP Lens: Colourised images of China from the early 1900s