Abbot Chao Kung (Trebitsch Lincoln)
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Abbot Chao Kung (Trebitsch Lincoln)

c1932. Process screen with letterpress, 61.2 x 45.6cm. Creases, surface loss, repaired tears. Linen-backed.

Text includes “[Kung] will give three public lectures on ‘The three mysteries solved according to the teachings of the Buddha.’ British Masonic Hall, 1623 Avenue Rd [Shanghai].”

Ignatius Timothy Trebitsch-Lincoln (Hungarian, 1879-1943) was an adventurer and convicted con artist. Of Jewish descent, he spent parts of his life as a Protestant missionary, Anglican priest, British Member of Parliament for Darlington, German right-wing politician and spy, and a Buddhist abbot in China. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL177-33

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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