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Lot 182: PHOTOGRAPHS--A CHAN (YA ZHEN). 20 PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANTON AND HONG KONG [C.1870]

China in print and on paper, including the Library of Bernard Hanotiau and the Floyd Sully Collection

by Sotheby's

November 7, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • PHOTOGRAPHS--A CHAN (YA ZHEN). 20 PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANTON AND HONG KONG [C.1870]
  • PHOTOGRAPHS--A CHAN (YA ZHEN). 20 PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANTON AND HONG KONG [C.1870]
  • PHOTOGRAPHS--A CHAN (YA ZHEN). 20 PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANTON AND HONG KONG [C.1870]
  • PHOTOGRAPHS--A CHAN (YA ZHEN). 20 PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANTON AND HONG KONG [C.1870]
  • PHOTOGRAPHS--A CHAN (YA ZHEN). 20 PHOTOGRAPHS OF CANTON AND HONG KONG [C.1870]
   
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Description: 20 ALBUMEN PRINTS (210 x 170mm., or the reverse), each mounted on card, recto only, all but one (a Hong Kong street scene) with white printed captions in the image, mounts slightly bowed

Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Literature: Bennett, T. History of Photography in China: Chinese Photographers 1844-1879 (Quaritch, 2013, p.118-121)

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