“Vision and Reflection” exhibition featured in “Fine Books & Collections Magazine”

Nate Pedersen of Fine Books & Collections Magazine praises the Loewentheil Collection’s Beijing exhibition Vision and Reflection: Photographs of China in the 19th Century, which “offers an exceedingly rare glimpse into the daily lives and landscapes of a country previously known to the West only through paintings and travelogues.” Fine Books & Collections, “Rare Chinese Photographs on Exhibition in Beijing,” […]

Loewentheil Collection’s Beijing exhibition featured in “Asia Pacific Daily”

Chinese news agency Asia Pacific Daily reported on the Lowentheil Collection’s exhibition at Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing, Vision and Reflection: Photographs of China in the 19th Century. Exhibition Curator Philip Prodger was interviewed, saying that “[Chinese photographers] were photographing in a new way, and I think even those Western photographers were integrating some […]

120 Photographs of China from the Loewentheil Collection on Exhibit in Beijing

Felice Beato North Gate, Beijing 1860 Albumen print, 2 print 43 x 59 cm Vision and Reflection: Photographs of China in the 19th Century from the Loewentheil Collection 27 November 2018 – 31 March 2019 – Tsinghua University Art Museum, Beijing The Tsinghua University Art Museum will present for the first time in Beijing over […]

Thomas Child Exhibition featured in the “Asia Times”

Kenny Hodgart of the Asia Times details the Loewentheil Collection’s “stunning” Qing Dynasty Peking: Thomas Child’s Photographs exhibition, on view at Sidney Mishkin Gallery in New York through October 25, 2016. Asia Times, “Stunning rare images of late imperial Beijing,” March 13, 2017. Read the article

Masterpieces of Early Chinese Photography

Great Imperial Palace, Beijing

Felice Beato Great Imperial Palace, Beijing 1860 Albumen print 7 March 2017 – 20 March 2017 – PRPH Books, New York Masterpieces of Early Chinese Photography brings together 30 original photographs by the greatest figures in nineteenth-century photography of China. These rare early photographs are from the Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection. This […]

“TIME Magazine” Highlights Loewentheil Collection’s New York Exhibition

TIME Magazine featured the Loewentheil Collection’s exhibition Masterpieces of Early Chinese Photography, as part of their coverage of Asia Week New York. “Rare photographic images of the late Qing period, including the ones seen here, are on display in New York City through Mar. 20, as part of Asia Week New York. The exhibition, Masterpieces […]

Qing Dynasty Shanghai: The Photographs of William Saunders

William Saunders Portrait of a Woman from Guangzhou c.1865 Hand-colored albumen print 29 cm x 22 cm 4 November 2016 – 12 November 2016 – China Exchange, London Qing Dynasty Shanghai: The Photographs of William Saunders features a selection of 35 to 40 original 19th-century albumen silver prints, many hand-colored, by William Saunders from the […]

Stephan Loewentheil authors essay on China Photography for “Apollo Magazine”

Stephan Loewentheil discusses his China Photography Collection and its upcoming exhibition of the photographs of William Saunders in a piece for Apollo Magazine titled “Why has it taken early Chinese photography so long to emerge from the shadows?” “My ultimate aim has been to create a comprehensive repository of the early photographic history of a great people and […]


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