These amazing and scarce original photos came out of a first time to market private photograph collection from. Approximately 1890 to 1901, with many of them documenting a German contingency and German forces that were part of the Eight Nation Alliance and their travels to China before and during the Boxer Rebellion.All original and most are in exceptional condition. Many very scarce and rare photos are in the collection. We will continue to list photos from the collection over the next two months. Most of the photos in the collection are from China, however, a few are from the travels to Singapore, Italy, and a few other ports of call.
Many of the cards have beautifully handwritten descriptions of the location depicted in German under the actual photos. Both photos share one single card with an antique albumen photo on the front and back of one card and is not two separate photo cards. The photos are more than 100 years old and are not modern-day reprints. The photos are all original and antique, but it is possible the original photographer printed more than one photo at the time. Large original antique double sided Cabinet Card with photo on each side.
Date: unknown (circa 1890 - 1901). Photo Location / Side 1: Peking, China - men working carrying goods - amazing rare photo. Photo Location / Side 2: Kowloon, China port with ships - amazing rare photo.Condition: Good, minor warping to edges of card as common with these large photo cards. 11"x 8 1/2" (photo) / 14" x 12" (card). 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm (photo) / 35.56 cm x 30.48 cm (card). The item "2 LARGE ANTIQUE PHOTOS KOWLOON & PEKING CHINA BOXER REBELLION" is in sale since Sunday, January 10, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Other Antique Photographs". The seller is "southworth-books" and is located in Narberth, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.