National Geographic : 1949 Sep
a isatlonal ueograpnlc society The Flower Market Attracts a Wealthy Merchant Varicolored blossoms contrast with the plain silk of his brocaded robe. His bodyguard squints over his shoulder. Over a shop door fly the pre-Communist Chinese National flag (right) and that of the Kuomintang, or People's Party. Ansco uoior u.i.iviarnie uorps, umial, oyiL.lavia u.iuncan In Occidental Hats They Read Oriental News ofthe Day Silk skullcap has given waytofelt hatinthewardrobe ofChinese gentlemen. Nevertheless, they retain theirlong robes and quilted vests. These men gather at a newspaper bulletin board.