Item #CL173-19 Chinese Vegetable Hawker
Chinese Vegetable Hawker
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Chinese Vegetable Hawker

c1890s-1905. Albumen paper photograph, cabinet card format, with hand-coloured process screen postcard, annotations in ink and letterpress in lower margin and verso of postcard, with postage stamp and postmark, 13.8 x 20.5cm, 9.1 x 13.8cm. Photograph with slight foxing overall, laid down on original backing; postcard with slight wear and crinkles to edges.

Text includes “Chinaman vegetable hawker, Sydney. Star Photo Co., Copyright.” Annotations include “Don’t take this as an insult by any means.” Postmark reads “Ashfield, NSW, No[vember] 2, 05, 11.40 pm.”

It is very rare to find a process screen postcard together with its original photographic image.

Item #CL173-19

Price (AUD): $2,650.00  other currencies

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