Qing New Army Presents Arms. Note the European Style Saber the officer carries.
Imperial German Model 1889 sword and scabbard. The grip is brown
bakelite held to the tang by two steel rivets and has an oval steel
pommel. The blade is a single edge, pipe back with a double edge spear
The hilt has a half basket steel guard with a Chinese dragon as the cartouche badge.
The Australian War Memorial
Zhenyuan and Dingyuan German-built turret ship of the 19th century. Here they are ready to delivered to the Chinese Navy.
Manchu archer, late 18th century
Armor of an Officer of the Imperial Palace Guard, Chinese, 18th century [2727 x 3880]
Japanese troops during the Boxer Uprising.