Stunning and rare image of Cambodia's queen wearing Western dress. The photographer, Emile Gsell (1838-1879), was an important early photographer in French Indo-China. Mounted on old blue card, the print is in very good condition.
Medium: Albumen print Mount: Original mount Dimensions: 275 x 214mm
From a series of some sixty views taken in and around Peking in October 1874. The views were released under two different titles: Views In China and also American Views. The authorship can be attributed to one or more of the American members of the 1874 Transit of Venus Expedition wh ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo Mount: N/A Dimensions: 86 x 176mm
Interesting view of Queen's Road. Dark print in excellent condition with just two small (1cm) clean tears to left and right margins.Original Afong printed caption included: No. 478, HONGKONG, - Queen's Road Central.
Medium: Albumen print Mount: Unmounted Dimensions: 205 x 275mm
very good condition; The Daily Japan Herald reported on May 16th, 1867: 'Captain Sutton of H.M. surveying ship "Serpent" had the honour of a sitting from the Tycoon, and has taken a capital likeness of him. It is small, for unfortunately the boat in which the larger lenses and some of the chemicals ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite Mount: Original mount Dimensions: card size 105 x 62mm
This is a photograph, thought to have been taken by Beato, of a painting by the French artist, Rousseau. It depicts British and French warships bombarding the town of Shimonoseki in 1864. The print is in excellent condition.
Medium: Albumen print Mount: Unmounted Dimensions: 205 x 273mm
Champion's stereoviews were published by Charles Gaudin; B.K. Editeur. Paris[A. Block] as Chine & Japon; Asiatic Views. China; and the Vue De Chine series which appears to be the only numbered set.This view is from the last-named series. Judging by the numbers we have seen, the series consisted ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo Mount: Original printed mount Dimensions: 86 x 174mm