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Manchus Defeat the Chinese

The Manchus defeat the Chinese

The Manchus advanced towards northern China. Led by Kang Yingqian, these Manchu bowmen are shown successfully resisting Chinese troops firing guns. A facsimile of the 1781 edition of the Manzhou shilu, illustrated description of the life of Nurhaci (1559-1626), whose descendants completed the conquest of China and the establishment of the Qing dynasty, 1644-1911. Image taken from Manzhou shilu. Originally published/produced in Shenyang, 1930. Manzhou shilu. Shenyang, 1930. 15529.a.1.(5), p.38. 15529.a.1.(5) page 38
The Manchus Defeat The Chinese. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 3 Aug 2012.

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Last Emperor of China

Pu-Yi (Hsuan T'ung) 1906-1967. Last Emperor of China 1908-1912. Picture published 1910.
Pu-Yi (Hsuan T'ung)
Last Emperor of China 1908-1912

 Pu-Yi (Hsuan T'ung) 1906-1967. Last Emperor Of China 1908-1912. Picture Published 1910. Photography.Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 3 Aug 2012.

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