Item #CL173-30 [Shipping On Shanghai Harbour]. Boxiang Hu, Chinese.
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[Shipping On Shanghai Harbour]

c1925. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 28.4 x 38.2cm. Minor soiling and creases to edges of image, uneven margins.

One of the steam boats pictured is named “[Kwaido] Shanghai.” Provenance: W.A. Pennell estate. An Englishman, Mr Pennell was head of the advertising department of the British American Tobacco Company in Shanghai during the 1920s and 1930s. He was an accomplished artist who taught and employed local artists. Pennell and his family emigrated to Australia in 1936.

Item #CL173-30

Price (AUD): $3,950.00  other currencies

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