View of the second floor interior of the museum at the Son My Vestige Area. The museum houses a combination of photographs and artifacts from the massacre site of My Lai.
This image and all others identified as ecasia000072 through ecasia000278, are scans of images from the James Thorp Collection, Earlham College. An explanation and description of the collection and its origin are included in the description of image I.D. ecasia000072, "Altar of Heaven at night, Beijing," the first Thorp image presented in this project collection.
Photograph of the interior of the Yu Gardens, Shanghai.
Photo taken of Tiananmen [Gate of Heavenly Peace] in Beijing showing image of Chiang Kai-shek hung in position where Mao Zedong's portrait now hangs. While both leaders represented revolutionary movements determined to break with China's imperial past, both also laid claim to the central symbolic space from which ancient imperial power emanated.
Photo of a man with a cart in the interior of a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Yonghegong, Beijing.
H: 10.75", W: 14", D: 2.25". Exterior has relief design of geese and flora with stream on front; ivory and mother-of-pearl inlay; back decorated with insects and plants in gold leather spine; hand tinted photographs of places, mainly in Osaka and Kobe, Japan. Inside inscription reads: "Presented to N.W. Utley and Wife by Rev. C.B. Moseley; Aug 9, 1890, Kobe, Japan".
American educators were a tightly knit group and they maintained their school ties and affiliations in China.