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Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City

Author: Felicitas Titus.

Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City

Author: Felicitas Titus.

$19.95 $6.98
Item #: D34106
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Publication Date: 2016
Publisher: Tuttle
ISBN: 9780804847339
Spanning from the last years of Imperial China to the Japanese invasion of 1937, these355 black-and-white and hand-tinted postcards are a collective portrait of a lost world. In these glimpses of old Peking, the highlights include the arrival of a camel train at a city gate, scenes from the aftermath of the Boxer Rebellion, views of the Forbidden City, and p... More
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Spanning from the last years of Imperial China to the Japanese invasion of 1937, these355 black-and-white and hand-tinted postcards are a collective portrait of a lost world. In these glimpses of old Peking, the highlights include the arrival of a camel train at a city gate, scenes from the aftermath of the Boxer Rebellion, views of the Forbidden City, and portraits of the Empress Dowager and the child emperor Puyi. In the text, Felicitas Titus offers her reminiscences of China in the 1940s.


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