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Skirt (China), 1950–60

…recognized by the Chinese government. The group resides primarily in Guizhou province in southwest China; some have migrated as far as Thailand and Vietnam, where they are known as the…

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Subsistent Farming Southern China

English: Subsistent farming in Yunnan Province, southern China Continue reading on wikimedia.org…

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China National Aviation Corporation: CNAC Douglas DC 2 flying over Shanghai

Creator: Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 1885-1954 Subject: China National Aviation Corporation Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Douglas DC-2 Local number: SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-2870] Summary: On verso: “Compliments of China National Aviation…

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China, Miscellaneous Scenes: Arthur de Sowerby and another man in front of frozen waterfall on sandstone strata near Quinjian, Shaanxi

as: RU 7263 – Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, 1904-1954 and undated, Smithsonian Institution Archives Place: China Shanxi Sheng (China) Persistent URL:Link to data base record Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives View…

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Birdcage (China), ca. 1901

…standing figure (perch support?) in center of cage floor. Metal handle on underside of floor. Birdcage (China), ca. 1901; Made by Liang Qichang (dates unknown); buffalo horn (vertical bars), lacquered…

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Nurse's Jacket And Pants (China), 19th century

…edges; with large frogs of same fabric. Matching trousers with broad short legs, with a band of coarser cotton around the waist. Nurse’s Jacket And Pants (China), 19th century; cotton,…

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Shadow Puppet (wayang Kulit) (China), 19th century

Female figure with elaborate coiffure extending down to shoulders, bracelets on wrists and ornaments on upper arms. Painted with red and blue, faded. Shadow Puppet (wayang Kulit) (China), 19th century;…

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China, Miscellaneous Scenes: Representation of Buddhist hell in the Lung-wang Miao at Yan'an, Shaanxi

Creator: Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 1885-1954 Subject: Chong shan si (Taiyuan, Shanxi Sheng, China) Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Hell–Buddhism Local number: SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-3139] Cite as: RU 7263 – Arthur…

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Epitaph cover of Prince Yuan Mi, China ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art

During the early sixth century in northern China, it was common to place stone memorial tablets in the tombs of the nobility. This protective cover, carved in low relief, contains…

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China, Miscellaneous Scenes: Street in Yan'an, Shaanxi

Creator: Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 1885-1954 Subject: Chong shan si (Taiyuan, Shanxi Sheng, China) Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Chinese China–Description and travel Local number: SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-3113] Cite as: RU…

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