18 feb. 2011

China around 1910

Exhibition: China around 1910 - Photograph's by LeMunyon and Van Citters
Dates:
Until 1 May 2011
Place: Museum Volkenkunde, Steenstraat 1, Leiden, The Nederlands
Admission: € 7.50
Webpage: www.rmv.nl
About the exhibition:
In this exhibition Museum Volkenkunde shows a special selection from its own collection of photos. There are several pictures, taken by Le Munyon around 1910 and unique film archives on display. The beautiful photographs are coloured by hand and they show daily life in Beijing. They are displayed along with photos taken by the Dutch diplomat Van Citters. His pictures focus on landscapes around Beijing at the beginning of the 20th century.

© Text and image: Museum Volkenkunde
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