[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]
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[Group Portraits Collection, Shanghai]

c1920s-1930s. Collection of 23 silver gelatin photographs, including one affixed to letterpress programme autographed by sitters in pencil, some annotated and dated in ink on image, some with studio blind stamp or wet stamp to image or verso, 9.5 x 14.4cm to 22.8 x 27.9cm. Most with slight foxing or creases, minor tears to edges, some with discolouration or silvering, two laid down on original backing.

The collection includes military or police and school group portraits, as well as those taken at various social and sporting events, depicting European and Chinese people. Annotations include “Oct. 14, 1937”, “Finals, Nestle’s Cup, BAT vs Wayfoong, Score 1-8, March 19, 1928” and “Shanghai vs Pootung, 1927-28.” Blind stamps include “Carson Studio, Shanghai”, “Ah Fong, Shanghai” and “Weipong, Shanghai.” Wet stamps include “Proof, Carson Studio”, “Photo by Ah Fong, P. 367 Nanking Road, Shanghai” and “Ah Fong, Photographer” with 1929 and 1930 dates.

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Item #CL173-24

Price (AUD): $3,900.00  Other currencies

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