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Post time 2011-12-23 13:13:21 |Display all floors
Excellent post. Could you share more?

The fat guy loved by the Sinophobic West.

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Post time 2011-12-27 02:31:04 |Display all floors
This post was edited by SMITHI at 2011-12-27 02:33
Cicci Post time: 2011-12-20 14:57
Boxer Prisoners Captured By 6th US Cavalry, Tientsin, China [1901] Underwood & Co


Interesting photo.

Some of China's trouble-makers - "Boxer" prisoners captured and brought in by 6th U.S. Cavalry, Tientsin, China [1901] Underwood & Co. [RESTORED] The picture was retouched to eliminate spotting and obvious defects; tonal range was expanded to reveal better details in the shadows; cropped as single image from right side of double imaged stereoscope print, and mildly sepia toned.

The title is not accurate, as it is now believed that most of the supposed Boxer prisoners caught by Foreign troops were just innocent bystanders. Nonetheless, the US Library of Congress, where this historic image resides (under Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-68811), maintains the original title as it was historically written or described by the person(s) that originally made or produced the photograph.

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