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French Photo Album On Boxer Rebellion / Pekin / Peking / China For Sale
Very interesting and rare French photo album with 57 vintage photo images of China (primarily Peking and Tientsin) on the Boxer Rebellion period with views of imperial palaces, streets, buildings, markets, foreign concessions, foreign troops and Chinese people. Including images of a Chinese man dressed up as a boxer, Chinese firefighers and police, Chinese prisoners, a female Chinese horse-rider and Chinese artillery troops. Each image about 14.25x8.75cm. A few images might be reproduced. There are also a number of family photos in the same album.
Together with 6 larger images (22x16.5cm) on French Indo-Chine, including images of Cholon and Saigon, mounted on 5 loose pages .
Most images with handwritten sub-notes in French. One loose page of typed note of good wishes in French.
Circa 1900's. One image is dated July 14th, 1900.
Condition: Good condition, wear from age.
Measurements: See above. The album is about 20x25x6cm. Key words: Chinese rank badge dragon robe brocade kesi k'ossu tapestry textile court imperial costume mandarin square insignia silk embroidered panel Qing Ching Thanks for your interest. Please let me know if you have any questions or need larger images. I ship worldwide and combine shipping.
I would greatly appreciate payment within 7 days after this sale closes. Thanks for your understanding.