5 old Tianjin postcards have been added: Tianjin Postcards – Vintage Postcards from Tientsin for collectors
Der Taotai of Kashgar. Scarce China-Postcard
Old postcard depicting “The Taotai of Kashger (!)”. ( A Taotai was an official at the head of the civil and military affairs of a circuit, which consists of two or more fu, or territorial departments- in this case Kasghar).
The postcard was published in Japan. Inscription in English, Japanese and Chinese.
Brown toning of the upper margin otherwise fine condition. Unused, scarce.
Scarce old photograph from China entitled “Rebels Enlisting at Chefoo”.
Size: 5,6 x 4 is the size of the actual photo, 6,5 x 5 inches is the size of the photo + margins.
Qingdao, Jiaozhou, Two Girls in Photo Studio
Authentic b/w vintage photo of 2 girls with Lily-feet and traditional dresses.
Photograph from a photo studio, appr. 1905.
Small tear at right side has been professionally restored.
10 x 14, 5 cm.
More old Chinese Photos: HERE
Old China: Vintage Stereo Photo with a Chinese man with pig tail as he looks down a hill.
Inscription in 6 languages: “ Paddy Fields, Farm Houses and Patches of tea, at Matin, Kiangsi Province, among the Mountains of Interior China ”. Underwood & Underwood:
Very fine condition.
China: Opium Smoker. Old Photo
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Shanghai Opium smoker. Old, authentic Chinese photo, depicting a Chinese man on a bed, smoking Opium.
This is an original photo from the early 1920s.
6,5 x 45,8 inches (16,5 x 12 cm). Fixed on thin cardboard at the upper 2 corners.
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Old Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou
Antique Qingdao photo depicting the Hotel Kiautschou. Street-scene with Chinese pedestrians.
6,4 x 4,2 inches (15,8 x 10,7 cm). There was a small 4 mm tear at the lower edge which has been professionally repaired. Authentic photo from 1902.
More old Chinese photos: HERE
Album with Chinese Photos at flickr: HERE
Old China: Visiting the Viceroy from Jinan-Fu. Vintage postcard
Imperial China: b/w postcard „ Gouverneur Truppel (!) beim Vicekoenig in Tsinanfu”. (Governor’s delegation visiting the viceroy of Jinan-fu).
The image shows Chinese and western politicians and military men, the werstern are most probably Germans.
Unused postcard distributed by Johs. Geschke, Tsingtau.
More Chinese Vintage Postcards HERE