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Drug Dens: 10 Urban Underworlds of the Opium Age  Bangkok, Thailand

Drug Dens: 10 Urban Underworlds of the Opium Age

Drug Dens: 10 Urban Underworlds of the Opium Age Bangkok, Thailand

German opium smokers, 1900 -   Students at the University of Heidelberg

German opium smokers, 1900 - Students at the University of Heidelberg

Sun Yaoting, the last surviving Eunuch from the Qing Dynasty who died in 1996.  They don’t need eunuchs anymore!” However, Sun didn’t see it that way.  He was inspired by a eunuch in his village that became rich and he chose to be a eunuch himself.

Sun Yaoting, the last surviving Eunuch from the Qing Dynasty who died in They don’t need eunuchs anymore!” However, Sun didn’t see it that way. He was inspired by a eunuch in his village that became rich and he chose to be a eunuch himself.

"This photograph of a Chinese man smoking opium with his cat in San Francisco became a best-selling souvenir postcard of that city."

This photograph of a Chinese man smoking opium with his cat in San Francisco became a best-selling souvenir postcard.

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Chinese Girls with Lotus/Bound Feet - Vintage print, China Tirage citrate 6,5x10,5 - 1890

Chinese Girls with Lotus/Bound Feet - Vintage print, China Tirage citrate - 1890

"Two opium smokers", ca. 1870-1875. Tirage albuminé monté sur carton, titré en caractères d'imprimerie sur le montage, numéro de négatif "25" dans le négatif. 21,3 x 27,1 cm

"Two opium smokers", ca. 1870-1875. Tirage albuminé monté sur carton, titré en caractères d'imprimerie sur le montage, numéro de négatif "25" dans le négatif. 21,3 x 27,1 cm

Foot Binding began in the early T'ang dynasty & became popular because men thought it attractive. A young girl soaks her feet in warm water or animal blood & herbs. Toe nails are clipped & feet massaged. Then every toe but the big toe is broken & the foot is wrapped with cloth. Every few days, it is rewrapped & put into smaller shoes until it is only 4 in long. Foot binding died out in the early 20th century. Some elderly Chinese women survive today with disabilities related to bound feet…

Foot Binding began in the early T'ang dynasty & became popular because men…

I knew about Britain and Russia, didn't know Germany was a cousin too!!

The King of Germany, England and Germany were all cousins - WTF fun facts (grandmother is watching)

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