Is your English better than that of this Qing dynasty ‘princess’?

Chinoiseries 《汉瀚》

https://supchina.com/2018/05/15/is-your-english-better-than-that-of-this-qing-dynasty-princess/

德龄公主 – 慈禧旁边的翻译官

1900s a Chinese princess could speak English so fluently. 德龄公主是慈禧的翻译官, 2年后觉得陪伴慈禧太危险, 赶快嫁给北京的美国外交官, 离开中国。她的回忆录有记载。

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