Chinese Girls, Authentic aAntique China Photo from Studio

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.

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Conrad Veidt Autograph (Casablanca Actor) on old Ross Photo

Conrad Veidt Autograph on old Ross Photo. CoA

 

Conrad Veidt autograph on Ross photo postcard.

The photo shows Veidt in a smoking with cigarette. It was signed in the 1930s.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

3,6 x 5,6 inches. Fine condition.

Born Hans Walter Conrad Weidt in Potsdam, Germany. In the 27 years between 1916 and his death, he managed to act in well over 100 movies, some of them classics. His starring role in The Man Who Laughs (1928) was the inspiration for Batman’s greatest enemy, The Joker. Veidt appeared in Das Land ohne Frauen (1929), Germany’s first talking picture.

Veidt, who was married to a Jewish woman and considered himself a Jew, was known to have anti-Nazi beliefs, and he fled Germany in 1933 with his life in danger. Settling in Britain he continued making films, notably three with director Michael Powell: The Spy in Black (1939), Contraband (1940) and The Thief of Bagdad (1940). He later moved to Hollywood, and starred as the Nazi Major Heinrich Strasser in Casablanca (1942).

He died of a heart attack a year later, while playing golf in Los Angeles.

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Soprano Licia Albanese Autograph on 8 x 10 Photo CoA

Beautiful Licia Albanese photo with authentic signature.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Licia Albanese Autograph

Size: 20,7 x 25,5 cm (8 ¼ x 10 inches), good condition.

Licia Albanese (1909 – 2014) was an Italian-born American operatic soprano. Noted especially for her portrayals of the lyric heroines of Verdi and Puccini, Albanese was a leading artist with the Metropolitan Opera from 1940 to 1966.

She also made many recordings and was chairwoman of The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, which is dedicated to assisting young artists and singers.
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Old Japanese Albumen Photo: Bell of Kammakura. app. 1885

Old Japan Albumen Photo, Bell of Kammakura. app. 1885

Old Japan: Large albumen photo, depicting the famous Bell of Kamakura. Antique Japanese albumen Photo, tinted, thin paper, fixed on paper with small glue spots at he corners.

Size: 7.8 x 10,4 inches. Fine condition, app. 1885.

The bell from the Kamakura Hongaku-ji Temple, built in 1410, initially belonged to a temple from Chiba Prefecture, but one day, Nisshutsu, the chief priest from Hongaku-ji Temple, won a religious debate with the priests from Chiba and, as a prize, he received the bell.

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Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79. Here is an old Autograph by her when she was young.

Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79. Autograph. Hand signed. CoA

Liz Taylor Autograph

 

Elisabeth Taylor autograph: Early signature, ink on photo postcard.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 3,5 x 5,5 inches. Fine condition.

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE ( 1932 – 2011) was an iconic two-time Academy Award-winning British-American actress.

Her trademark were her violet eyes framed by a double row of eyelashes. Known for her acting skills and the depth of her personality along with her beauty, she is considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood’s golden years, as well as a larger-than-life celebrity.

The American Film Institute named Taylor among the Greatest Female Stars of All Time, ranking at No. 7.

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Bette Davis Autograph on Large Portrait Photograph CoA

Bette Davis Autograph

Bette Davis Autograph on photo

Attractive, antique Chinese mug from 18th century, Qing Dynasty, Qian Long era.

Bette Davis Autograph: Portrait photograph of this famous Actress, hand signed.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 8 x 10 inches, good condition.

Ruth Elizabeth “Bette” Davis (1908 – 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater.
Regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was reputed for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, although her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas.

Diameter: 4 inches, height: 5 inches.

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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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