Three old Chinese women and a man, Fuzhou, Fujian, China, ca. 1920
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Fukien, Foochow, China, Asia
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive. This photo is from the papers of Emily Susan Hartwell, an American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions missionary stationed in Foochow, Fukien from 1884. Three old Chinese women and a man stand beside a dilapidated building. The woman holding the leaves is eighty-four years old and "laughed in glee at [the] prospect of having [her] picture snapped". Her son, standing behind her, owns a small fruit stand.
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