The Loewentheil Collection of China Photography comprises more than 21,000 photographs from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection provides a stunning visual record of China’s landscapes, natural wonders, cities, architecture, landmarks, people, commerce, and culture.
This gallery presents only a small selection of highlights and representative examples from the Loewentheil Collection. It serves as a brief introduction to the collection, which has been assembled over the course of more than thirty years. This irreplaceable resource continues to be expanded and refined as worthy photographs and archives become available.