A large and unusual collection of postcards on the Chinese in China, the bulk of them of Hong Kong, others of Macao, Chefoo, Peking, Canton & Shanghai. The total of 185 cards includes 13 unusual postcards of Macau by M. Sternberg. Cancellations include Shanghai 1907, Manila ca. 1910; Colombo ca. 1905, with Galle Face Hotel stamp; Victoria 1907; Peking 1930. There are several Missionary postcards- "To aid in this purpose The Great Missionary Exhibition Will be held at Islington, June 11th to July 11th 1908. Kindest Christmas Greetings"; as well as a Private Mailing Card, advertising Lord & Taylor, postally used, stamped Lewiston Maine 1911. There are artist cards & real photo cards. Photographers/ publishers include O. F. Ribeiro, HK; Hartung's Photo Shop Peking, Dennison & Sullivan, Commercial Press Shanghai, Newman Post Card Co, Los Angeles, Universal Postcard & Picture Co., Shanghai, C. Piens, Kowloon, Yee Wo Shing, Kowloon, M. Sternberg, Kowloon; Brewer & Co, HK, Mactavish & Co, Shanghai, Burr Photo Co, Shanghai; Kuhn & Komor, Shanghai; Lau Ping Kee, HK; K. M. & Co, HK; Yee Wo Shing, Kowloon; Kruse & Co, HK; numerous full back 'Union postale Universelle" cards; Hong Kong Pictorial Postcard Co; Graeco Egyptian Tobacco Store, HK; R. & J.D.; Turco-Egyptian Tobacco Store, HK; Chinese American Publishing, Shanghai; Young Photo Co, Shanghai and Toyo Murakami, Shanghai.
An unusually large gathering of cards in very good condition on China. Very good overall. Item #22673