Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph

Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph: Hand-signed Photo. CoA

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

3,4 x 5,5 inches.  Very fine condition. No postcard, real photograph. Photo by Hans Dietrich & Co, Wien.

Wilhelm Furtwaengler (1886 -1954) was a German conductor and composer.

At his first concert, he led the Kaim Orchestra (now the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra) in Anton Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony. He subsequently held posts at Munich, Luebeck, Mannheim, Frankfurt, and Vienna, before securing a job at the Berlin Staatskapelle in 1920, and in 1922 at the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra where he succeeded Arthur Nikisch. Later he became music director of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Salzburg Festival and the Bayreuth Festival, which was regarded as the greatest post a conductor could hold in Germany at the time.

Towards the end of the war, under extreme pressure from the Nazi Party, Furtwaengler fled to Switzerland. It was during this troubled period that he composed what is largely considered his most significant work, the Symphony No. 2 in E minor.

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Charlie Chaplin Autograph. Hand-signed, early Photo

Charlie Chaplin Autograph. Hand-signed, early Photo

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Charlie Chaplin: Large, early portrait photo, signed at the lower margin: „Best Wishes Charlie Chaplin“.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The photo is 7 x 10,3 inches ( 17,7 x 26,2 cm ) and mounted on cardboard. The signature is slightly smeared at a few spots, otherwise fine condition,

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (1889 –1977), known as Charlie Chaplin, was an English comic actor and film director of the silent film era. He became one of the best-known film stars in the world before the end of the First World War.

His most famous role was that of The Tramp, which he first played in the Keystone comedy Kid Auto Races at Venice in 1914.

Chaplin was one of the most creative and influential personalities of the silent-film era. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Chaplin the 10th greatest male screen legend of all time.

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Japanese Buddhists. Tinted Albumen Photo, 1880s. Stillfried

Japanese Buddhists. Tinted Albumen Photo, 1880s. Stillfried

Antique Japan Photograph: 3 Japanese beating gongs and drum. One of them is carrying a tall stand on his back.

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

5,5 x 3,5 inches, fine condition, app. 1885.
Photo probably by the Austrian Baron Raimund von Stillfried (?).

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Marc Chagall Autograph on Photo Print, matted. CoA

Marc Chagall Autograph on Photo Print, matted. CoA

Marc Chagall portrait photo print, matted, hand signed with pencil.
Size: 30 x 40 cm incl passe-partout, very good condition

Marc Zaharovich Chagall Марк Захарович Шага́л (1887 –1985) was a Russian artist associated with several major artistic styles and one of the most successful artists of the 20th century.

He was an early modernist, and created works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.

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老 中国 照片 要卖. Impressive old China Photo, Cizhou City Wall

Impressive old China Photo, Cizhou City Wall

Atmospheric, old Chinese Photo of Cizhou (Hebei). The photo depicts the Cizhou city-Wall, the entrance-gate, baskets piled along the wall and men with a wheel-barrow.

The photo is from pre-1925.

5,8 x 4,2 inches. Fine condition.

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Chinese Homecomers from Korea War. Authentic Photo

Chinese Home-comer from Korea War Photo

Authentic photo from the early 1950s. The photograph depicts a railway station with Chinese soldiers returning from Korea war, presenting their decorations.

14,5 x 10,6 cm, good condition. Blue stamp in Russian and English by Xinhua News Agency at reverse, Nr. 36836.

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Qing Dynasty Photo Album with Li Hongzhang Photo李鸿章照片

Old Chinese Photo Album with Li Hongzhang Photo.

Antique Japanese lacquer photo-album, well filled ( both sides front and reverse) with photos from the end of the 19th century.

Remarkable are the photos with Li Hongzhang or Li Hung-chang 李鸿章 (1823 – 1901), who was a leading statesman of the late Qing Empire. He quelled several major rebellions and served in important positions of the Imperial Court, including the premier viceroyalty of Zhili. In the 1860s he visited Germany, meeting Bismarck and Wilhelm II.

The other photos are mostly about this group of artists, who visited China and performed there. Some photos of military, ship crew and even a photo of Coatham Road Redcar (UK), probably the hometown of the group.

The album is 7,4 x 5,4 inches (18,7 x 13,4 cm). Folding album with one fold separated and another roughly repaired. The photos are mostly in good quality.

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Pagoda Anchorage in Fuzhou. Antique China Photo from 1903

Great Pagoda in Fuzhou. Antique China Photo from 1903

 

The Great Pagoda in Fuzhou. (Pagoda anchorage). Authentic, large original photograph from 1903.

View at the strand with junks, simple houses and the pagoda at the hill

21 x 15,4 cm, good condition.

Fuzhou; Cantonese: Foochow, is the capital and one of the largest cities in Fujian province, People’s Republic of China.

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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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