Joseph Skarbek

Joseph Skarbek (1879-1961) : la voie ferrée Kaifeng - Luoyang 1906-1909

A selection of 80 of the 500 photographs taken by Joseph Skarbek in the course of his stay in province of Henan (Central China) form 1906 to 1909.

The pictures are remarkable for their artistic qualities, and they also constitute a valuable historical record of the modern era in this region, which had been only visited by a few archaeological expeditions at that time.

The online exhibition is divided into three sections: Skarbek's work as an engineer, as an artist, and as an amateur anthropologist.

To see the exhibition please click here

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