-- 360doc Victor Segalen in Sichuan and more

-- AGSL Digital Photo Archive Asia and Middle East American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin

-- An American in China Gould Hunter Thomas

-- Archival Collections of Asia Photographs: Asia Photographs at Harvard  An article by Raymond Lum

-- Asia The National Archives UK - World through a lens

-- Asia Pacific Photography National Gallery of Australia

-- Asia Photography Archive  Preserving the photographic heritage of India and Asia    

-- Asian and Pacific Studies - Historical Photographs Database compiled by Dr T. Matthew Ciolek

-- Beijing of Dreams The Chinese History of Science and Culture Foundation

-- Bo lan Zhonghua tu zhi (Herbert Francis Brady albums) The J. Paul Getty Trust

-- British Empire and Commonwealth Collection – photographs (Bristol Museums Galleries Archives): Marriott Collection (ref 1998/028), mostly Hong Kong c.1902 – 1923 and Payne Collection (ref 2002/027), Tientsin, c.1890s – 1945

-- Brush & Shutter: Early Photography in China The Getty Research Institute

-- Bucklin China Archive Photographs by Harold Bucklin

-- China The National Archives UK - World through a lens

-- China in WW2  A blog about the 1931-45 Sino-Japanese conflict that shaped modern Asia

-- 'China 1944' and 'China Old and New' Photographs by Dr. Clinton C. Millett

-- China 1974-76  Slides by Michael Rank

-- 'The China Incident' Presbyterian Archives Research Centre

-- The China Marines (1818-1949)

-- The China Marines (1905-1949)

-- China Postcard (flickr)

-- China Rhyming Paul French's blog

-- China Through the Eyes of CIM Missionaries

-- China Underground Historical and contemporary imagery

-- China's Wings Gregory Crouch - CNAC China National Aviation Corporation

-- Chinese Maritime Customs project (University of Bristol) - extensive resources, datasets, bibliographies, etc

-- Chinese Photography History

-- The Chinese Revolution, 1927 Henry Sara photographs, at University of Warwick

-- Chinese Women’s Magazines in the Late Qing and Early Republican Period Heidelberg University

-- Chinese-Australian Historical Images in Australia Some of these photographs were taken in China

-- Clues to the past: The lost Sino-Japanese war photos  Photographs collected by Zou Dehuai

-- Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Victory in the War of Resistance Against Japan Shanghai

Library (Photographs taken during the Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945)

-- Database of Taiwanese Old Photos

-- DBHKer Surviving pre-WW2 architecture

-- Dennis George Crow Specialist in historic China and Asian Photography

-- Digital Silk Road National Institute of Informatics

-- Durham Light Infantry 1920-1946 See 'The China Album'

-- Durham County Record Office Enter a keyword such as ‘China’ or ‘Chinese’, and tick the ‘Image Results Only’ box.

-- Early Chinese magazines Heidelberg University

-- Early Chinese Photographs Northwestern University, USA

-- East Asia Image Collection Lafayette College Libraries

-- Edwards Bangs Drew Chinese Maritime Customs Service Photographs Harvard College

-- Early Photography of China Collection The 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop; Stephan and Jacob Loewentheil. Includes the Ernst Boerschmann archive (architecture)

-- Europeana Photography  Includes Osvald Siren (caves, sculpture etc) and Harry Weber (Hong Kong, 1970s)

-- Everyday Life in Maoist China  Features a good list of Chinese photographers.  Search for images via a keyword/tag in the search box.

-- Everyone is free to see our civilization (Shuge)

-- Faces of Tientsin, 1946. Photographs by Harold Giedt (Old China Hands)

-- Fan Ho 1931-2016 Hong Kong photographer whose work has “lyrical beauty, dramatic power, and poetic grandeur”

-- FOTOE A stock photograph library, includes historical images

-- Francis E. Stafford photographs, 1909-1933 Stanford University Libraries

-- The Frederick Williamson Collection

-- Friends of Sir Robert Hart Mary Tiffen's site (See the Carrall collection on HPC)

-- The Giles Pickford Collection Australian National University

-- Goodbye, Yan'an Second World War photographs by Michael Lindsay

-- Gwulo: Old Hong Kong Over 17,000 pages about old Hong Kong

-- Haldore Hanson's China Collection (1937-1938)

-- Hedda Morrison photographic collection Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo, NSW, Australia

-- The Hedda Morrison Photographs of China, 1933-1946 Harvard College

-- Hedda Morrison’s China China Heritage Quarterly

-- Historic Shanghai

-- Historic Shanghai (on Instagram)

-- Historical Chinese Postcard Project: 1896-1920

-- Historical Images of Taiwan

-- History, empire, China, and things found on the way Professor Robert Bickers's blog

-- History of Photography in China 1839 - ca.1911  Selected Annotated Bibliography The Getty Research Institute

-- Hong Kong In The 1950s Captured By A Teenager (Fan Ho)

-- Hong Kong War Diary 1941 defence of Hong Kong

-- Inside Red China Photographs by Robert Carl Cohen, 1957 to 1978

-- The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online

-- International Mission Photography Archive University of Southern California

-- Joan’s Shanghai Blog

-- Joconde

-- John Thomson's China Wellcome Collection

-- John Van Antwerp MacMurray Papers Princeton University Library

-- Joseph Needham Photographs: Wartime China, 1942-1946 Needham Research Institute

-- Joseph Rock’s images Photographs by botanist and explorer Joseph Rock (Harvard University)

-- Kent Photo Archive Maidstone Museum

-- LIFE magazine

-- Luella Delamarte Dawson Photographs of China University of Delaware

-- Ma famille à Shanghai au temps des concessions The foreign concessions in Shanghai, 1920s – 30s

-- Macau Antigo A blog about old Macau

-- Magnum Photos Over 20,000 photographs taken in China by members of the famous agency

-- Mellerick Album Chinese-Australian Historical Images in Australia

-- Mind the gap(s) Ein Streifzug durch die China-Blogosphäre China blogosphere 1

-- Mind the gap(s) Die China-Blogosphäre (II) China blogosphere 2

-- Musée Français de la Photographie Search for ‘Chine’

-- National Library of China

-- National Media Museum Photographs by Beato and Thomson, inter alia

-- New York Public Library Digital Gallery New York Public Library (Many images, including photographs)

-- Nicholas Grindley Photography of China

-- Nicholas Kitto Hong Kong photographer, exploring treaty port architecture

-- Old Asia Photography Terry Bennett's site

-- Old China (flickr)

-- Old Photographs Fever – The Search for China’s Pictured Past BBC Radio 4 documentary about the HPC project

-- Oldshanghaipaul Images from China Rhyming on Instagram

-- Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Some China images by Wilhelm Burger

-- Osvald Siren Collection California Museum of Photography

-- Photography of China This blog includes old and new images, also interviews and a good list of links

-- Photos of Shanghai During the First Half of the 20th Century (China Smack)

-- Pinterest  Albert Kahn, and more

-- Reg Murphy in China Slides by Reginald Murphy

-- The Rev. Claude L. Pickens, Jr. Collection on Muslims in China Harvard College

-- Robert Henry Chandless Photographs University of Washington

-- Royal Geographical Society Picture Library  For example, search for ‘China’ in ‘Historical Collection’.  Includes photographs by Mrs Isabella Lucy Bishop (née Bird) and E.H. Wilson.

-- School of Oriental and African Studies Digital Archives and Special Collections Digital archives

-- Serve the People! Slides by William A. Joseph

-- Shackford Collection of Photographs of China

-- Shanghai 1937 Photographs by Karl Kengelbacher

-- Shanghai Art Deco  

-- Shanghai Street Stories Photojournalism and street photography of Shanghai

-- Shanghai That Was (before 1939) (flickr)

-- Shanghailander 'The blog about old Shanghai'

-- Sidney D. Gamble Photographs Duke University

-- Sikhs in Shanghai A blog by Meena Vathyam

-- Sir Robert Hart Photograph Collection Queen's University Belfast

-- Solange Brand – Chine, 1966

-- SOAS Archive Catalogue School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

-- South Central China and Tibet: Hotspot of Diversity The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

-- Taiwan Pictures Digital Archive Over 7000 historical images of Formosa (Taiwan)

-- Tess in Shanghai Tess Johnston's site

-- Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library Photostream University of Toronto (flickr)

-- Thomas H. Hahn Docu-images Gallery of documentary and historical photographs of China

-- The Tibet Album British Photography in Central Tibet 1920-1950

-- A Tour of Old Canton Presbyterian Archives Research Centre

-- Trans Asia Photography Review Journal

-- Villages Academica Sinica

-- Virtual Beijing Institut d'Asie Orientale, University of Lyon

-- Virtual Shanghai: Shanghai Urban Space in Time Institut d'Asie Orientale, University of Lyon

-- Virtual Suzhou Institut d'Asie Orientale, University of Lyon

-- Virtual Tianjin: Tianjin Under Nine Flags University of Bristol and Institut d'Asie Orientale, University of Lyon

-- Virtual Wuhan Institut d'Asie Orientale, University of Lyon

-- Virtual Xi'an Institut d'Asie Orientale, University of Lyon

-- Visualising China University of Bristol

-- Visualising China Blog University of Bristol (Robert Bickers, Jamie Carstairs and guest bloggers)

-- Wattis Fine Art Details of some photographers who worked in China

-- Werner von Boltenstern Shanghai Photograph and Negative Collection (1937-49, especially Jewish community)

-- Werner von Boltenstern Shanghai Photograph and Negative Collection - crowdsourcing project

-- World Digital Library

-- Yang, Etudiant Ouvrier en 1920 See images in ‘Documents’

-- Yuezhong Museum of Historical Images (MoHI)  Shezhen, China