Rare photographs of 1950's China found in New Zealand
Updated: 2010-11-10 09:25
By D J Clark (chinadaily.com.cn)
New Zealand photographer Tom Hutchins spent four months in 1956 travelling through China on an exclusive assignment for Life Magazine. Fifty years later, photographic historian John Turner discovered this rare archive and set about piecing together a unique collection.
By D J Clark
About D J Clark
D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. In 2009 he completed a PhD at the University of Durham, UK, investigating visual journalism in the developing world. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.
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