The Lost World of Eastern Turkestan: A Photographic Journey to the Past

Missionaries from the Mission Covenant Church of Sweden (MCCS) were active in the oasis towns of Kashgar, Yengi-Hisar and Yarkand in East Turkestan (Xinjiang) between 1892 and 1938. They operated schools, children’s homes and missionary hospitals. Photographs credit John Törnquist, Svenska Missionsförbundet, Ostturkestan, circa 1900-1910.

Discover More