Before the dynasty of dictators... article with many photos, DailyMail.com, March 2013.
The photos are late 19th, early 20th century. I've shown the difference between a Chinese wheelbarrow and a European—with different origins, one replacing a beast of burden, and one with a wheel replacing the other person carring the other end of a barrow.
Below is something more like the Chinese barrow, and also like a litter with two bearers.
candid art England working history old toy New Mexico children museum performance planter film/tv home Australia event game invention California human transport odd use Korea Lego Netherlands elsewhere garden poetry portrait resting riding sales unschoolers France New York Portugal advertisement Canada India Minnesota New Hampshire animal business cartoon color dining fire fun humor ideas inside posed pub ruined sculpture Bolivia Colorado Florida Hollycombe Iran Massachusetts Mississippi New Jersey Oregon Pokemon Pokemon Go Scotland Tudor Washington background boat clothing connections family friend furniture grouping handcart handtruck holiday meme memory money motorized movie new reference rivetted science shadow song stables stylized teapot technology theatre transit unschooling upright video wooden