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Albumen prints of China

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302F

Scope and Contents

Framed albumen prints, measuring approximately 280 x 210 mm (500 x 400 including card frames).

Y302F/1-4: Chinese interiors.
Y302F/5-6: Canton flower boat and interior view.
Y302F/7: Western suburbs looking North (Canton) by Afong Lai, 1874 (after the devastating typhoon of 1874).
Y302F/8: Chinese grave on White Cloud Mountain, c. 1870s.


  • 1850 - 1879

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8 item(s) (8 images)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd. (catalogue No. 1337) for £2,595, November 2005.


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Includes index.
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