Samantha Vadas of China Daily interviews Stephan Loewentheil on the Collection’s highly anticipated exhibition of “groundbreaking early photographs of Shanghai” by William Saunders, coming to London in November 2016.
“The success of the show reflected the increasing global interest in China’s people and culture, as well as the interest of the people of China in preserving and studying their own history,” said Loewentheil, who’s Historical Photography of China Collection is the largest holding of late Qing dynasty photographs of China in private hands.
“Today, Beijing is a vastly different place and the early photographs presented a perspective on the city which had never been previously available.”
China Daily, “Groundbreaking early photographs of Shanghai head for London,” August 10, 2016.
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