The Eastern Window
Handcolored photograph of a Chinese woman from Shanghai, China. Ca. 1875-80.
Titled in ink below the image "Chinoise de Shang-hai" and on the reverse in pencil as well.
Original, handcolored, albumen carte de visite photograph by Chow Kwa, photographer,
shipportrait & landscapepainter, Hankow road (Hong Kong).
Size ab. 102 x 60 mm / 4 x 2,3 inches (card).
Photographer's wet stamp at the back of the photo.
Condition of photo is fair / good with some discoloring; a few tiny lighter toned dots and with some of the handcoloring disturbed (black of collar). Mount with a few small spots.
Original is a bit darker toned.
Price Euro 425