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Rare 19th-century images show China at the dawn of photography

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Rare 19th-century images show China at the dawn of photography

CNN - Oscar Holland, CNN

(CNN) — Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land. From the 1850s, however, a band of pioneering Western photographers sought to capture the country's landscapes, cities and people, …

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