Lafayette College East Asia Image Collections

Lafayette College East Asia Image Collections.

Based on the collections held at Lafayette College Libraries in Pennsylvania, this resource “is an open-access archive of digitized photographs, negatives, postcards, and slides of colonial Taiwan (1900-1945) and occupied Japan (1947-52)” (Lafayette College Libraries). It consists of the following sub-collections – Gerald & Rella Warner collections of postcards, negatives, and slides, Michael Lewis collection of postcards, and Colonial Pictorial Works (two albums).

    In addition, the Lin Chia-feng (林佳楓) Family Postcard Collection is in the process of being added. A integrated search engine is provided.

    The link and description was updated on April 30, 2010, based on Dr. Paul D. Barclay‘s message to H-Asia (dated 4/29/10) and the resource website.

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    Chinese Historical Postcard Project: 1896-1920

    Chinese Historical Postcard Project.

    Created under the patronage of the Institut d’Asie Orientale (IAO) in Lyon, France, this database provides scanned images of early postcards of China. As of June 2009, it has 464 images.