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South-East Asia/East Asia 1. Thailand (1905) 2. Cambodia (1928) 3. Laos (1930) 4. Bali (1935) 5. Malaysia (Peranakan) 1930s 6. Indonesia (1940) 7. Vietnam (1930) 8. China (1930s) 9. Korea 10. Japan (1930s). I have spent a fair bit of … Continue reading
I love all those illustrations back in the day (largely the 20s) that have men terrified of the forthcoming emancipation of women. More often than not, the women in the illustrations look so nonchalant and cool. Pic 1 from Korea … Continue reading
From Ye Qianyu‘s Indian Dancing Gestures – painted in the 1979s (X, X, X) Zhang Daqian‘s Indian Actress (1950).
In China, the process of modernisation resulted in women adopting the male “scholar gown”, which eventually became the fitted qipao/cheongsam. Among the magazines aimed at the new woman of the time was Ling Long magazine – there are plenty of posts on it on … Continue reading
byeloriszanianka: July, 1957 issue of the China Pictorial (Ren Min Hua Bao) shows a still of China’s National Youth Theatre’s performance of dramatist Kalidasa’s Shakuntala to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the founding of the China-India Friendship Association. Shakuntala is … Continue reading