Images, Essays, Reviews
Japanese Center for Asian Historical Records and the British National Library presents wood-block prints, maps, and timelines from this war.
List of colonial-period maps and films of street scenes in contemporary Taipei compared to scenes from a century ago.
A set of Taiwan postcards with photographs of contemporary scenes juxtaposed with the historical image. This is a Flickr site.
Rich J Matheson’s Blog. He is a Taiwan-based professional photographer who makes images of scenery, people, festivals, and Taiwan’s built environment.
Several albums of photographs and images from the 1880s through the American Wars from magazines, albums, newspapers, postcards, etc. Extensive collection.
Intriguing article about the power of photography as it relates to the rise and fall of guillotine executions as public spectacles in France. Published in The Appendix.
Blog of short essays on photography and photographers around the world, various topics–usually connected to current events.
Ethnographic and scenic photos, in color, by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863-1944) taken in 1909-1915.
By Whitney Richardson, NYT Lens Blog
Eight Curtis photos and link to book review of a new biography–NYT Lens Blog
H. Glenn Penny, review of David Ciarlo, Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany.
Roland Elliot Brown, review of British National Museum Exhibit of Asian (and other) Propaganda (Japan Times)