Canton Boat Women. Article in The New York Organ newspaper.

New York: September 22, 1849. The Chinese sampan or ferry boat system, described by an American observer in China as vital river transportation deftly managed and performed by women. The 9 column inch article describes the "always cheerful, busy and contented" demeanor of the women who operate the sampans in Canton, and gives a detailed account of their daily lives.

Complete single issue of the newspaper, 10 3/4 x 15". Ruffled along left side, not touching the text. Open tear top of masthead. Good +. Item #26313

Price: $65.00

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