A report on Self-Strengthening Movement

Foochow arsenal
Foochow arsenal
Feng Guifen, coiner of the phrase
Commissioner Lin Zexu
Photo of a 27-year-old Prince Gong.
Front gate of the Zongli Yamen, the de facto foreign affairs ministry.
Nanjing Jinling Arsenal (金陵造局), built by Li Hongzhang in 1865.
The Fuzhou Arsenal in Mawei District, Fuzhou, Fujian.
Chinese warship Yangwu, built at the Fuzhou Arsenal in 1872.
Builder of the Fuzhou Arsenal, Prosper Giquel
"Chinese Gordon"
Chinese Qing officers with a Montigny mitrailleuse.
Premier Li Hongzhang with former President Ulysses S. Grant, 1879
Chinese fortifications, Sino-Vietnamese border
Gun transportation at Shanghai Jiangnan Arsenal (上海江南製造兵工廠).
Zuo Zongtang, 1875
Minister of Transport Sheng Xuanhuai

The Self-Strengthening Movement, also known as the Westernisation or Western Affairs Movement (c.

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Letterhead for C.M.S.N.Co. 19th Century

China Merchants Group

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International state-owned corporation of the People's Republic of China.

International state-owned corporation of the People's Republic of China.

Letterhead for C.M.S.N.Co. 19th Century
Fleet flag & funnel livery of China Merchants Steam Navigation Co. 19th - 20th Centuries
The S. S. Kwang Lee
1873-1942
1942-1951 (- 1972 in Taiwan)
1951-1984
Since 1984

China Merchants Steam Navigation Company was a shipping company founded on 16 December 1872 by the then Governor-General of Chihli (直隸 Zhili) Li Hung-chang (李鴻章 Li Hongzhang) who was also concurrently appointed as the Peiyang Commissioner "Peiyang Ta-Chen" (北洋大臣 Beiyang Dachen) serving as part of the Self-Strengthening Movement during the late Qing dynasty.

W. A. P. Martin, headmaster, and other faculty members of the Tongwen Guan c.1900.

Tongwen Guan

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W. A. P. Martin, headmaster, and other faculty members of the Tongwen Guan c.1900.

The School of Combined Learning, or the Tongwen Guan was a government school for teaching Western languages (and later scientific subjects), founded at Peking (Beijing), China in 1862 during the late-Qing dynasty, right after the conclusion of the Second Opium War, as part of the Self-Strengthening Movement.

Feng Guifen

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Scholar during the Qing Dynasty.

Scholar during the Qing Dynasty.

He was the originator of the philosophy of the Self-Strengthening Movement undertaken in the late 19th century.

Sheng Xuanhuai

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Qing dynasty Chinese tycoon, politician, and educator.

Qing dynasty Chinese tycoon, politician, and educator.

Sheng Xuanhuai's calligraphy

Taking active part in the Self-Strengthening Movement, He actively advocated using Western technology in saving the country from destitution.

Prosper Giquel (1835-1886).

Prosper Giquel

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French naval officer who played an important role in the modernization of 19th century China.

French naval officer who played an important role in the modernization of 19th century China.

Prosper Giquel (1835-1886).
Prosper Giquel supervised the building of the Foochow Arsenal in Mawei.

These efforts contributed to China's Self-Strengthening Movement of acquiring Western knowledge.

Guizhou Ironworks

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Guizhou Ironworks were established in 1891 as part of the third phase of the Self Strengthening Movement in the Qing dynasty.

Wenxiang

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Ethnic Manchu statesman of the Qing dynasty of China.

Ethnic Manchu statesman of the Qing dynasty of China.

He was one of the architects behind the Self-strengthening movement and was instrumental in devising the Qing government's cooperative policy towards the Western powers in the period between 1861 and 1876.