The Most Interesting Views of Peking Souvenir Album Hand Tinted 1900's
"The Most Interesting Views of Peking" - Souvenir Album - Hand Tinted - Early 1900's. With original brown paper wrappers which has a label titled "The Views of My Tour in Peiping". 120 loosely inserted hand tinted views of the city and people of Peking which show the everyday life of the Chinese people in the early part of the 20th century. The views include many images of buildings, monuments and the people of Peking going about their everyday tasks with a printed description below each. Condition: Very good - black boards have minor wear - gilt titles still bright - the album has no loose pages and all the 120 images are present and in good condition - all hand tinted - the brown paper wrappers are single wrappers that slip over the top of the boards, these are intact but have minor wear with small tears to the open ends. Album -11 1/2" long x 4 1/2" high x 1 thick. Image size - 4 1/4" long x 2 5/8" high. A scarce example of an early 1900's souvenir album of the city of Peking with the rare hand tinted images and original brown paper covers.
This will be a great addition to any collector of Chinese memorabilia. The item "The Most Interesting Views of Peking Souvenir Album Hand Tinted 1900's" is in sale since Wednesday, November 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "wallypug666" and is located in Sligo. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China
- Topic: Views of Peking
- Binding: Hardcover
- Region: Asia
- Subject: Exploration & Travel
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Publisher: unknown
- Place of Publication: Asia
- Special Attributes: Illustrated