Hand-colourised photos from early 1900s China, such as this one of the Huxinting tea house in Shanghai, offer a glimpse of life in the last years of imperial rule. They are on show in Hong Kong until December. Photo: Dezso BozokyHand-colourised photos from early 1900s China, such as this one of the Huxinting tea house in Shanghai, offer a glimpse of life in the last years of imperial rule. They are on show in Hong Kong until December. Photo: Dezso Bozoky
Hand-colourised photos from early 1900s China, such as this one of the Huxinting tea house in Shanghai, offer a glimpse of life in the last years of imperial rule. They are on show in Hong Kong until December. Photo: Dezso Bozoky

Beautiful hand-colourised photos of early 1900s China offer a glimpse of life in last years of imperial rule

  • Naval doctor Dezso Bozoky recorded his travels in 1908 and 1909 in Fujian province, as well as Beijing and Shanghai
  • The hand-coloured photos show the Hungarian’s interest in street scenes, landscapes and architecture

Topic |   Photography
Hand-colourised photos from early 1900s China, such as this one of the Huxinting tea house in Shanghai, offer a glimpse of life in the last years of imperial rule. They are on show in Hong Kong until December. Photo: Dezso BozokyHand-colourised photos from early 1900s China, such as this one of the Huxinting tea house in Shanghai, offer a glimpse of life in the last years of imperial rule. They are on show in Hong Kong until December. Photo: Dezso Bozoky
Hand-colourised photos from early 1900s China, such as this one of the Huxinting tea house in Shanghai, offer a glimpse of life in the last years of imperial rule. They are on show in Hong Kong until December. Photo: Dezso Bozoky
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