The pathological empire: Early medical photography in China

Larissa N. Heinrich

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This paper provides an overview of the history, stylistic development and ideological features of medical photography in China during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Based upon photographs found in personal and institutional collections, and published in medical journals and books, the author charts changing representations of China and the Chinese.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-38
Number of pages14
JournalHistory of Photography
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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