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Photographs of China
ALBUM OF 89 PHOTOGRAPHS OF BEIJING. [C.1900]
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
249
Photographs of China
ALBUM OF 89 PHOTOGRAPHS OF BEIJING. [C.1900]
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Photographs of China
ALBUM OF 89 PHOTOGRAPHS OF BEIJING. [C.1900]
Oblong folio (265 x 343mm.), 89 gelatin silver prints (from 150 x 205mm. to 209 x 287mm. or the reverse), mounted on thick card, recto and verso, most photographs with manuscript captions in Italian, contemporary red lacquer binding, upper cover with stylised view of Mount Fuji and a rickshaw, lower cover with flowers, gilt edges, 4 photographs and a postcard loosely laid in, one mount becoming detached, binding slightly worn lacking spine cover
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Provenance

Presentation inscription in Italian from L. Stefano to Spampani, dated 17/10-[19]02, Pekino [Beijing] 

Catalogue Note

Mostly views in Beijing, including the Imperial Palace.

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