The Eastern Window
Handcolored photograph of a Chinese courtesan. China. Ca. 1875-80.
Titled in ink below the image "Courtisane Chinoise" 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. 100 x 63 mm / 3,9 x 2,4 inches (card).
Photographers wet stamp at reverse.
Condition is - apart from some mild discoloring - very good.
Original is a bit brighter toned.
Price Euro 525