The Eastern Window
Photograph of a Mandarin from Cambodia with his servants.  Ca. 1875-79.

Titled in ink below the image "Mandarin Cambodgien et serviteurs" and on reverse in ink "Mandarin Cambodgien".

Original albumen carte de visite photograph by Emile Gsell (1838-1879).

Size ab. 63 x 104 mm / 2,5 x 4,1 inches (card).
Mounted on photographers cardboard with his mark at the reverse.

Condition is fair: the emulsion area of the face of the mandarin has been damaged and remounted. Otherwise very good.  Mount with mild staining.

Original is a bit brighter toned.

a Mandarin from Cambodia with his servants.  Ca. 1875-80. Cdv by Emile Gsel (1838-1879)