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PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF CORONATION CELEBRATIONS TIENTSIN, NORTH CHINA. On the Occasion of the Coronation of Their Most Gracious Majesties George The Sixth and Queen Elizabeth, Twelfth Day of May, 1937.. N.p. [Tianjin], n.d. [1937]. Title pages and 73 b/w photographic illustrations. 24x32 cm. Stitched. Silk-covered blue boards with embroidered design.
GBP 500.00
Comprises title page, two full page portrait photographs of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in full coronation regalia and then sections on various coronation celebrations held in Tientsin (Tianjin) to mark the event: Ceremony of Trooping the Colour by 1st Bn. The Lancashire Fusiliers at Min Yuan (10 photographs); Naval Contingent HMS Lowestoft (2); Tientsin British Emergency Corps March Past and Presentation of Long Service Medals (3); Church Service at Victoria Park (5); Garden Party at HBM Consul General's Residence (4); Ye Olde English Faire: Race Club Gardens (15); Illuminations & Decorations in the British Concession (27); Display by Band & Drums of 1st Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers and Fireworks Display at the Race Course (5). A total of 73 black-and-white photographic illustrations. One is struck by the sheer Britishness of it all, rarely does China impinge! A distinct expatriate piece. In fine condition, just slight wear to the covers and very slight foxing at times to a few pages. Rare.
Subjects: Photography Foreigners in
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 484 in printed List 194.
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