Shanghai Opium smoker. Old, authentic Chinese photo

China: Opium Smoker. Old Photo

Old China Photo with Opium Smoker.

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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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Christopher Lee Autograph on large Photo

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Christopher Lee Autograph on large Photo: “Christopher Lee Autograph on 8 x 10 inches b/w photograph. Fine condition.

The autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Christopher Lee Autograph
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b/w photo ( no postcard ) of Christopher Lee with a blue autograph. A Certificate of Authenticity comes with the item.

In 1958, Lee made his inaugural appearance as “the Count” in The Horror of Dracula, with Cushing as Van Helsing. It would remain the favorite of Lee’s Dracula films.

With the release eight years later of The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, Lee became the first actor ever to portray both Holmes and Holmes’ brother.

Other Lee roles of note include the title characters in 1959’s The Mummy and the Fu Manchu series of the ’60s, and the villainous Scaramanga in the 1974 James Bond effort The Man With the Golden Gun. ”

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Japan: Ladies, personal Hygiene. Albumen Photo 1880. Stillfried

Japan: Ladies, personal Hygiene. Albumen Photo 1880. Stillfried

Antique Japanese Photograph: 2 Japanese ladies, one cleaning her face, one puts her face on.

Albumen studio-photo, thin paper, fixed on paper with small glue spots at he corners.

5,2 x 3,4 inches, fine condition, app. 1885.
Photo by the Austrian Baron Raimund von Stillfried.

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Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou, 1902

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.

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Fritz Kreisler Autograph: Hand-signed Photo. Scarce. CoA.

Fritz Kreisler Autograph: Hand-signed Photo. Scarce. CoA

Fritz Kreisler, Portrait Photo Kreisler with violin. Hand-signed by Fritz Kreisler.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Fritz Kreisler (1875 -1962) was an Jewish Austria-born violinist and composer; one of the most famous violinists of his day. He is noted for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing. Like many great violinists of his generation, he produced a characteristic sound, which was immediately recognizable as his own.

He studied at the Vienna Conservatory and in Paris, where his teachers included Anton Bruckner, Léo Delibes, Jakob Dont, Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr., Joseph Massart, and Jules Massenet. He made his United States debut at Steinway Hall in New York City on November 10, 1888.

In 1910, Kreisler gave the premiere of Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto, a work dedicated to him. At the outbreak of World War II, he settled once again in the United States, becoming a naturalized citizen in 1943. He lived in that country for the rest of his life. He gave his last public concert in 1947 and broadcast performances for a few years after that.

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Mikhail Gorbachev Autograph on 6 x 8 Photo plus Cover

Mikhail Gorbachev Autograph and Cover from Moskow. CoA

Mikhail Gorbachev Autograph

Mikhail Gorbachev color photo, hand-signed.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

5,8 x 8 in. Creasing at right part oft he photo. The autograph comes in the original cover, sent as registered mail from Moscow to Vienna.

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (Michail Sergejewitsch Gorbatschow ) is a former Soviet statesman, having served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, and as the last head of state of the USSR, having served from 1988 until its collapse in 1991.

He was the only Soviet leader to have been born after the October Revolution of 1917. In 1989, he became the first Soviet leader to visit China since the Sino-Soviet split in the 1960s.

Gorbachev’s attempts at reform as well as summit conferences with United States President Ronald Reagan and his reorientation of Soviet strategic aims contributed to the end of the Cold War, ended the political supremacy of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), and led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990.

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Sammy Davis Autograph. Hand signed Photo. 8 x 10. CoA

Sammy Davis Autograph. Hand signed Photo. 8 x 10. CoA

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Sammy Davis Junior b/w Photo, hand signed.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 8 x 10 inches, very fine condition.

Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (1925 –1990) was an American entertainer.

Primarily a dancer and singer, Davis was a childhood vaudevillian, and became known for his performances on Broadway and in Las Vegas, as a recording artist, television and film star, and as a member of Frank Sinatra’s “Rat Pack”.

 

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Maria Jeritza Autograph along with Alfred Piccaver on Photo

Maria Jeritza and Alfred Piccaver Autographs. CoA

Maria Jeritza Autograph

Vintage photo-postcard depicting Maria Jeritza, Alfred Piccaver and Rudolf Hofbauer – and a dog.

Hand signed by Maria Jeritza and Alfred Piccaver.

The Autographs come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

8,8 x 13,4 cm, good condition.

Maria Jeritza (1887 – 1982) was a celebrated Czech soprano singer, long associated with the Vienna State Opera (1912–1935) and the Metropolitan Opera (1921–1932 and 1951).

Her sensational rise to fame and spectacular beauty and personality earned her the nickname “The Moravian Thunderbolt”.

On 16 November 1926, she starred in the title role of Puccini’s Turandot in its North American premiere at the Metropolitan, where she was as popular at the Metropolitan as in Vienna, especially as Tosca or Carmen.

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Christopher Lee Autograph, CoA, 10 x 8

Christopher Lee Autograph on 10 x 8 Photo. CoA

Christopher Lee autograph

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Christopher Lee Autograph. Impressive, large Photo depicting Christopher Lee with a dagger in his hand.

26 x 20,5 cm, good condition.

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee is an English actor and singer.

Lee initially portrayed villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a string of popular Hammer Horror films.

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Baritone Geza Brand Autograph on Studio Photo from 1923, CoA

Geza Brand Autograph: Signed Studio Photo. 1923, CoA

Geza Brand autograph

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Geza Brand Autograph on Studio Gertraud (Wien, Rudolfsplatz) Studio Photo.
Signed at front and dedication at reverse.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

8,5 x 13,7 cm. Good condition.

Geza Brand, (1882 – 1938 ), baritone, in Bajazzo-costume.

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