Chinese beggar, Tsingtao [Qingdao]



Silver gelatin print by unknown photographer, ca. 1920. Cropped postcard with image of a disabled Chinese beggar surrounded by onlookers in Tsingtao [Qingdao], Shandong Province. Pencil inscription on verso: "Note the crudness of the amputations, no attempt to cover the same". Part of collection of William Ernest Wakeham, purser, Blue Funnel Line.