Loewentheil Collection’s Two Lai Fong Exhibitions Featured in “Fine Books & Collections”

Fine Books & Collections Magazine featured the Loewentheil Collection’s concurrent Lai Fong exhibitions – Lai Fong (c. 1839-1890): Photographer of China and Lai Fong and Thomas Child: Photographs of Late Qing Dynasty Chinese Street Life – in its latest issue.

“The landmark exhibition … presents nearly 50 Lai Fong photographs made in the 1870s and 1880s of China. The photographs have been selected from the renowned Loewentheil Collection, which includes more than 21,000 early photographs of China. The exhibition features magnificent views of a rapidly growing Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Fuzhou, and Xiamen, and important early portraits of the diverse people of late Qing Dynasty China.”

Fine Books & Collections, “First Exhibition of Nineteenth-Century Chinese Photographer Lai Fong Opens in Ithaca,” February 5, 2020.

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