Street Scenes of Peking & Nanking China, vernacular photographs. China, Photographs.
Street Scenes of Peking & Nanking China, vernacular photographs.
Street Scenes of Peking & Nanking China, vernacular photographs.

Street Scenes of Peking & Nanking China, vernacular photographs.

Peking: 1910. Six vernacular photos of street scenes, each with notations in a period hand on the front of back of the image. The photographer is unknown. The four photographs of Peking are titled Marriage; Chinese funeral long view; Chinese funeral close view; Chemin Gate. The two photographs of Nanking are titled Ming Tombs [with 4 Westerners sitting on the humps of camel statues on the road to Ming Tombs]; Nanking China 1910 [children in street with 3 Western onlookers.]

In 1910, Nanking hosted an unrecognized exposition titled the 1910 Nanyang Industrial Exposition. It hosted 305,000 Visitors and had 15 countries participate. It opened on June 5, 1910 and closed on November 29. 1910. [Wikipedia]

Albumen photographs measuring 6 3/8 X 4 1/4". Manuscript notations. One has tiny split and rough upper edge, some slight creases otherwise in very good condition. Item #26724

Price: $275.00

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