The Eastern Window
Photograph of an Uyghur merchant from Munchuria, China. Ca. 1875-80. The Uyghurs or Uygurs are a Turkic ethnic group living in Central and East Asia.

Titled in ink below the image "Marchand Mantchoud d'Oigour" and on the reverse in ink as well.

Original albumen carte de visite photograph almost certain by Emile Ninaud, Blagoveshchensk and Amour. The same table cover has been used in the next photo of the 3 employees photographed by Ninaud.

Size ab. 104 x 65 mm / 4,1 x 2,6 inches (card).
Mounted on photographers cardboard without identification.

Condition is - apart from some mild discoloring and some mild staining - very good.

Original is a bit brighter toned.

Price Euro 850
Uyghur merchant from Munchuria, China. Ca. 1875-80 Emile Ninaud, Blagoveshchensk