1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB

1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB
1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB

1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB

GENERAL WEAR, SOME FOXING, SCUFFS, BUT NOT UNCOMMON FOR AGE. BEST CONDITION I'VE SEEN FOR THESE BOOKS. CARDBOARD BOX COVER HAS TWO UNSEAMED EDGES AS SHOWN IN PHOTO. APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS: 11.75 INCHES X 15.5 INCHES FOR THE BOOK ITSELF.

HAS ORIGINAL CARDBOARD BOX COVER AND METAL BOX COVER. The Pageant Of Peking Comprising Sixty-Six Vandyck Photogravures Of Peking And Environs From Photographs By Donald Mennie Author : Introduction by Putnam Weale, Descriptive Notes by S.

Couling Illustrator : Donald Mennie Publisher : A. Watson & Co Place Of Publication: Shanghai, China Date of Publication: 1922 Edition : Third Edition. Donald Mennie (1875/1876 - 1941)was a Scottish businessman and amateur photographer who worked in early twentieth century China. Mennie was born in Scotland in 1875 or 1876 being aged 15 when listed as a chemists apprentice in the Scottish census of April 1891 for a residence in Main street, Golspie, Sutherlandshire with 2 younger brothers by name of James and Adam and apparently an elder brother Archbald Argo as head of household.

His brother appears to also a chemist. Little is known of Mennie's early years or how he came to China, but having arrived there by.

1899 he first worked as an assistant in the firm of Mactavish & Lehman & Co. In Peking (now Beijing) and then joined A. By 1934 Watson & Co was listed as'Wholesale & Retail Chemists, Druggists, & wine, spirit, & cigar merchants; Dealer in all kinds of photographic chemicals & apparatus'. From 1920 until his death in 1941, Mennie was a very powerful entrepreneur in coastal China. Donald Mennie died in Shanghai in January 1944 aged 69/70.

Lungwha camp historian Greg Leck reported that Mennie's name appears on a list of British internees in Shanghai, with a Lunghwa Camp number and "Lunghwa" next to his name. Mennies first known work as a photographer were the illustrations in duotone to Elizabeth Coopers'My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard', a story of women's lives in China published in New York in 1914 which went into a number of reprints. He evidently began extensive travels in these years and went on to publish his own photobooks beginning in 1920 with a soft cover and relatively modest album of 30 vandyke photogravures China by Land & Water published by A. Some of his published images were hand-coloured.

His subjects evoked a romantic vision of "antique China", featuring dusty caravans, misty rural valleys, old palaces, and the Great Wall of China. Any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. JA1020 - 16788 photos 20200108 173114 1980-01f. The item "1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB" is in sale since Monday, January 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".

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1922 PAGEANT OF PEKING Donald Mennie Shanghai China Original Boxed RARE Book HB


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