May 8, 1884, British merchant Major first issued the Dianshizhai Pictorial Newspaper, sent along with Shenbao, every ten days. Under the leading of famous painters such as Wu Youru, Dianshizhai Pictorial Newspaper contributed greatly to the enlightenment of late Qing Chinese people. For details you may refer to our research finding: Wang Erh-min, "The Illustrated Form of News for the Diffusion of the Modern World Knowaledge in the Nineteenth Century China: The Tien-Shih-Chai Pictural Newspaper, 1884-1900".
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