19 novembre 2010

China 19th century photographs @ Swann Galleries

Select group of 13 historic photographs including one by Felice Beato and 4 by A. Fong, 1865-1870s courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries.  with views of ancient pagodas and temples, a woman with bound feet, picturesque scenes of Hong Kong, Kowloon, and Canton, 8 are uncredited scenes. Albumen prints, most are 8 1/2x 11 inches (21.5x27.9 cm.), mounted, many with handwritten or printed captions. Estimate $3,500-4,500 The illustration is titled "Flower Pagoda, Canton" (Circa 1865) and by Beato. There are 4... [Lire la suite]
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