Item #27112 Wu Ting Fang, Chinese diplomat signature with Chinese characters, manuscript. Wu Ting Fang, China.

Wu Ting Fang, Chinese diplomat signature with Chinese characters, manuscript.

1897. A manuscript in Chinese characters & western signature by Wu Ting Fang [1842-1922] a diplomat and politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs to the United States, Spain and Peru from 1896 to 1902, and 1907 to 1909. [Wikipedia] Fang graduated University College of London as the first ethnic Chinese barrister in history in 1876, and spent much of his career working on Chinese law reform.

5 3/4 X 7 1/2", on cream paper, black ink. Very good condition. Item #27112

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