Original China Photo destroyed Old Summer Palace 圓明園

Original China Photo destroyed Old Summer Palace

Authentic, old photo with view at the ruins of Yuan Ming Yuan, the Old Summer Palace, 圓明園.

The photo is from 1902.

21 x 15,5 cm, good condition, no reproduction but original.

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Old photo of German Soldiers in Litsun China 1903

German Soldiers in Litsun China 1903

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China, Germany: Group photo with German marines, at the beginning of last century serving in China, Shandong province, Li Cun.

Private photo from 1903. 12 x 9,2 cm, good condition.
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King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. Signed Photo, 1974

King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía of Spain signed Photo, 1974

 

King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía of Spain: b/w portrait photo (5 x 7 in.,13 x 18 cm) on cardboard with Royal crown ( 19,5 x 27 cm), signed by both in 1974.

The Autographs come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The autographs come with a side letter and in the original cover with a violet „Casa de S.A.R. El Principe de Easpana“ – cancellation.

King Juan Carlos successfully oversaw the transition of Spain from dictatorship to parliamentary democracy.

Juan Carlos married Sophia of Greece and Denmark in 1962. The couple have three children and eight grandchildren.

Queen Sofía of Spain is the wife of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. By birth, she is a Princess of Greece and Denmark.

According to the Spanish Constitution, the monarch is also instrumental in promoting Ibero-American relations, the “nations of its historical community”.

In this capacity, the King of Spain serves as the president of the Ibero-American States Organization, representing over 700,000,000 people in twenty-four member nations worldwide. In 2008 he was considered the most popular leader in all Ibero-America.

Queen Sofía of Spain is the wife of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. By birth, she is a Princess of Greece and Denmark.

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China 1903: Large Photo Station Tientsin Tianjin – 老天津车站照片

China 1903: Large Photo Station Tientsin Tianjin

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China 1903: Authentic, old original photo from 1903 with good view at the railway station Tianjin, trains, wharf and people.
The photo is from July 1903.
23,6 x 18,4 cm. Small tear at lower edge had been professionally repaired.

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The 3 Tenors: Great Photos with Authentic Autographs

The 3 Tenors: Great Photos with Authentic Autographs.

Pavarotti, Domingo, Carreras: Desirable lot of 3 photos, each one with authentic signature.

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The Luciano Pavarotti autograph is from 1984, Placido Domingo autograph from 3 Tenors Autographs 1981 and the Jose Carreras signature from, 1983. All 3 have been signed in Wien. 3 single photos, same size: 4 x 6 inches. They would match perfectly if matted for display.

All 3 are in very fine condition and they come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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Franco Bonisolli Autograph on Photo, CoA

Franco Bonisolli Autograph on Fayer Photo. CoA

 

Franco Bonisolli: Hand-signed color-photo (Studio Fayer), signed in Wien in 1984.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Franco Bonisolli (1938 –2003) was an Italian operatic tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory, notably as Manrico and Calaf.

Bonisolli made his debut in Spoleto, as Ruggero, in 1962 and quickly established himself throughout Italy, appearing first in lyric roles such as, Nemorino, Duca di Mantua, Alfredo, Rodolfo, des Grieux, Hoffmann, etc.

He began an international career in the early 1970s, with debut at the Vienna State Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Paris Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, etc., and began expanding his repertory to include more dramatic roles, notably Arnold, Don Jose, Manrico, Radames, Otello, Cavaradossi, Calaf, etc.

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Chinese Studio Photo of a Soccer Player. 1920s

China: Studio Photo of a Soccer Player. 1920s

 

联华足球队队员. Scarce, Chinese Studio-Photo of a young soccer player in the National Team, 庄等发 Zhuang Dengfa.

Embossed Studio Name at the lower right corner. The edges have darkened as the photo was kept in a frame.

3,8 x 5,6 inches (9,2 x 14,5 cm). Minor aging.

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Leni Riefenstahl Autograph on Foto Postcard CoA

Leni Riefenstahl photo-postcard (Taschen), depicting Leni as director during the filming 1940 (preparations for Tiefland).

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 11 x 16 cm, very good condition.

Riefenstahl started to develop the script for Tiefland in 1934, with the movie being shot between 1940 and 1944. However, it was not completed by the end of World War II and was eventually finalized and released on February 11, 1954.

It was listed as the feature film with the longest production time in history by the Guinness Book of World Records. Despite this record being surpassed by The Thief and the Cobbler (with 30 years of production from 1964 to 1995), Tiefland still stands as the live action film with the longest production time.

 

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Dirigable Captive Balloon Authentic Photo from Trial Run

Authentic Captive Balloon Photo Trial Run

Captive Balloon Authentic Photo
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Original b/ photo of a trial rum with a dirigible captive balloon with 2 drivers in Friedrichshafen. The balloon just leaves the hangar and gets ready for the start.

Photograph by Presse-Photo GmbH Berlin.

16,6 x 12 cm (6,5 x 5 inches). Good condition.

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