“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

William Stevenson’s Portraits of Yunnan, 1959

Posted: January 3rd, 2019 | No Comments »

William  Stevenson (1924-2013) was a British-born Canadian author and journalist who visited China a number of times and, in 1959, published The Yellow Wind: An Excursion in and Around Red China with a Traveller in the Yellow Wind (London: Cassell, 1959). These are some portraits of Yunnan people Stevenson included in the book….

A new bride

A child hawker eating a bowl of rice, Kunming

Fishermen

Farmers

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