Lot 199
  • 199

Jiu San & E Fong, Tung Hing (attributed to), and others.

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Description

  • Amoy, Canton, Foochow, and elsewhere. [1870s-1880s]
  • paper
Oblong folio (265 x 362mm.), 62 albumen prints (average 210 x 160mm., two smaller 110 x 140mm., or the reverse), including two 2-part panoramas of Amoy by Jiu San & E Fong, mounted on card, recto and verso, most captioned in pencil on the mount, contemporary black half calf, some fading and occasional light spotting, boards rather wormed (a few wormholes in first and final mount and images), slightly worn

Literature

Bennett, T. History of Photography in China: Chinese Photographers 1844-1879 (London: Quaritch, 2013)

Catalogue Note

RARE IMAGES OF AMOY, CANTON AND FOOCHOW. The album contains 35 photographs of China, comprising two 2-part panoramas and one view of Amoy by Jiu San & E Fong (one panorama possibly by Lai Afong?), 6 views of Canton, 23 views in and around Foochow and the River Min, attributed to Tung Hing, and one other. In addition the album contains 13 hand-tinted portraits and views of Japan, and 15 images of Suez, Malta, Ceylon, and England.
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