Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Hedda Morrison

Hedda Morrison was a German-born photographer who worked extensively in China in the 1930s and 40s. These photos are from the Harvard University collection.

 Activity on a waterway, Nanking
 Barefoot girl with a child strapped to her back amid large planks 
of wood and hanging laundry, Hong Kong, 1946-47
 Basket maker, Nanking
 Bell and Drum Towers (children playing in fields)
 Blacksmith and assistant hammering a piece of heated metal in a shop
 Calligrapher, Nanking
 Casting a wok at an outdoor foundry to the west of Beijing
 Child in hovel, Nanking
 Children playing in a shanty town, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong Island, 1946-47
 Crowded alleyway with street vendors, 
Western District, Hong Kong Island, 1946-47
 Dock workers waiting for cargo from cargo junks, 
Central District, Hong Kong Island, 1946-47
Duck farming

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