c. 1850s. Eleven images of 19th century China from period newspapers such as The Illustrated London News, The Illustrated News, Harper's Weekly, and Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Images include: Nankin China, Illustrated News, 1853, half page;
The Harbour of Hong Kong, ILN, 1856, full page;
Hong Kong: Central portion of town of Victoria, ILN, 1857, full page;
Victoria, Hong Kong, Queens Road West, ILN, 1857, full page;
General view City of Pekin (North and South sides), Harper's, 1858, double page, sml. closed tear repaired at fold;
Domestic Life in China, ILN, 1861, full page;
Tea House of Pekin, ILN, 1861, full page;
Foreign gunboat laid up in winter Tien-tsin, (1893) double page;
Sunday Service on board Pacific Mail Steamship, (1877) full page;
Canton and Part of the Suburbs, Sketched during the Conflagration in the City, (1857), full page;
Chinese Tanka Boat/Jugglers Singapore/Dance in Oahu, (1854) Ballou's, full page.
Full page 15 x 10", double page 22 x 16". Most margins are trimmed but not affecting the images; some dates and sources absent due to trimming, images in very good condition. Good + overall. Item #25943