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
CLARK, Daniel R. (1831 - 1895) was an American commercial photographer who photographed in Shanghai in 1874 or 1875 on his way back to America after photographing the Transit of Venus in December 1874 at Vladivostok. His Shanghai photographs were published in a stereoview series titled Asiatic and T ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo Mount: Original printed mount Dimensions: 100 x 178mm
This stereoview is from the famous Negretti & Zambra series 'Views in China' and was photographed by Pierre Rossier. The importance of this series is that it represents the first commercially published photographs of China. This view shows the initials 'NZ' scratched into the negativ ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo Mount: Original printed mount Dimensions: 84 x 174mm