SIXTEEN VIEWS OF TSINGTAO, CHINA. Qingdao Mingsheng Shiliu Jing. N.p. (Qingdao?), n.d (late 1920s/early 1930s). 16 b/w postcards with photographic view. Original envelope with decorative design. 15x9 cm. Loose in decorative envelope.
GBP 150.00
A set of sixteen photographic postcards showing views of the town and environs of the port of Qingdao in China's Shandong province. The photos taken in the late 1920s/early 1930s. Four of the postcards comprise a panorama of the town. Bear in mind that Part 1 of the panorama should be at far right and Part 4 at far left! Published when Shandong was in the Japanese sphere of influence. Captions to postcards in English and Japanese. With the original envelope for the set which has a slightly Art Deco feel and a painted view of Qingdao. In fine condition. Rare.
Subjects: Cities Photography
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 548 in printed List 194.
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