Taiwan, Then & Now
Taipics is a digital archive of images chronicling the history of Taiwan. From portraits of aboriginal headhunters to historical images of Ximen before it turned into the shopping mecca that it is today, the comprehensive index of historical images has been diligent compiled by American expat Marc Plumb. Now boasting over 8,000 images of Taiwan’s past, the website is a cove of cultural treasures that document the people and moments that have shaped the island into what it is today. Scroll down to see a selection of some of our favorite images.