The British carrier HMS Hermes (95) pictured underway off Yantai (known in the West as "Chefoo" then), China.

On September was launched the british aircraft carrier HMS "Hermes", the first aircraft carrier. She was commisioned on July and was sunk by japanese naval aircraft at Indian Ocean, on Abril

Old (evocative) photo of Yuhuang ding Temple, Yantai, China...Where the founder of a martial arts school studied. Love that he studied the Praying Mantis style and his own "seven Stars Praying Mantis". Brings back David Carradine and Kung fu.

Old (evocative) photo of Yuhuang ding Temple, Yantai, China.Where the founder of a martial arts school studied. Love that he studied the Praying Mantis style and his own "seven Stars Praying Mantis". Brings back David Carradine and Kung fu.

Mee Cheung. 'Boeddhistische Monniken in Chefoo' c. 1880-1890

Exhibition: ‘Early Photography in Imperial China’ at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Egg and spoon race, Chefoo, Easter 1902

Egg and spoon race, Chefoo, Easter 1902

China 1900-10s photographic thick card of Chefoo Orphanage unused

China photographic thick card of Chefoo Orphanage unused

Kailan Co in Chefoo. China 1920s

Kailan Co in Chefoo.

Chefoo Schools.jpg

Chefoo Schools.jpg

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