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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John Woo Autograph. Signed Photo. CoA

John Woo Autograph: Nice, large photo by Stephen Vaughan, hand signed by John Woo in 1998.

10 x 8 inches. Very fine condition.

John Woo Autograph

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

John Woo Yu-Sen (Wú Yǔsēn, 1946) is an internationally and critically acclaimed Chinese film director and producer. Woo is widely known for his stylized movies which are renowned for their ballistic action sequences, Mexican stand-offs, and use of slow-motion.

He directed the notable Hong Kong action films, A Better Tomorrow, Hard Boiled, and The Killer. His English-language movies include Hard Target, Broken Arrow, Face/Off, and Mission: Impossible 2.

Woo has said he was shy and had difficulty speaking, but found making movies a way to explore his feelings and thinking and would “use movie as a language”.

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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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Album with Chinese Photos at flickr: HERE

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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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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Adele Sandrock Autograph. CoA. Additional Writing at Reverse.

Adele Sandrock, Berlin 1934.

Ross Portrait Photo-Postcard. Hand-signed at front side: „Adele Sandrock 26. 6. 34“.

At the back are some hand written lines by Sandrock: ” Sei gefuehllos!

Ein leichtbewegtes Herz ist ein elend Gut auf der wankenden Erde. Goethe. Herzliche Gruesse Adele Sandrock.

26. 6. 34“.( Be emotionless! A sensitive heart is a woeful burden in this unstable world ).

Adele Sandrock Autograph

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Adele Sandrock (1863 – 1937) was a German actress. After a successful theatrical career, she became one of the first German film stars.Sandrock was born as Adele Feldern-Foerster in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. She achieved success in the town of Meiningen, where her first role was Luise in Friedrich Schiller’s Kabale und Liebe.

In 1889 she moved to Vienna, where she created a number of major roles for modern playwrights including Henrik Ibsen and Arthur Schnitzler, with whom she had a notoriously stormy affair.In 1911 Sandrock made her silent film debut in Marianne, ein Weib aus dem Volk, a short subject.

She acted in more than 140 films, working with a number of directors including Reinhold Schuenzel and Hans Hinrich. Her autobiography, Mein Leben, was published in 1940.

Ingrid Bergman Autograph

Ingrid Bergman Autograph on b/w photo. CoA

Ingrid Bergmann Autograph

Ingrid Bergman Autograph on b/w photo. CoA

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

88 x 139 mm, good condition.

Ingrid Bergman (1915 –1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards and the Tony Award for Best Actress.

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Hugo Eckener Zeppelin Engineer Autograph CoA

Hugo Eckener Zeppelin Airship Builder Signature on Photo. COA


Hugo Eckner autograph

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Hugo Eckener Autograph on Zeppelin Foto postcard (Luftschiffswerft Friedrichshafen a. B. LZ 126 – Amerikaschiff).

Signed at front-side.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

14,6 x 9,8 cm. Moderate use.

Dr. Hugo Eckener (1868 – 1954) was the manager of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin during the inter-war years, and also the commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin for most of its record-setting flights, including the first airship flight around the world, making him the most successful airship commander in history.

He was also responsible for the construction of the most successful type of airships of all time. An anti-Nazi who was invited to campaign as a moderate in the German presidential elections, he was blacklisted by that regime and eventually sidelined.

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