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Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

William Saunders, A Shanghai Woman, 1806s-1870s. Hand-tinted albumen silver print. No. 8 in Sketches of Chinese Life and Character series

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Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

William Saunders, A Ningpo Family, 1860s-1870s. Hand-tinted albumen silver print. No. 37 in Sketches of Chinese Life and Character series

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Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

William Saunders, A Young Lady from Canton, 1860s-1870s, Hand-tinted albumen silver print. No. 25 in Sketches of Chinese Life and Character series

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Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

William Saunders, Actors, 1860s-1870s. Hand-tinted albumen silver print. No. 36 in Sketches of Chinese Life and Character series

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Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

William Saunders, A Canton Woman, 1860s-1870s. Hand-tinted albumen silver print. No. 49 in Sketches of Chinese Life and Character series