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Chinese Tea Seller
Opening: $120
Hammer Price: $260
SOLD
Skylight Gallery 28
April 2009

CDV format albumen print of a Chinese woman from the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867 by Bertall, Paris, ca. 1867. Imprinted front "Bertall & Cie. Phot. / Exposition Universelle de 1867 / Les Marchandes de The du Jardin Chinois / Leao-Ya-Tchoe (de la Province de Fo-Kein" and reverse "Bertall & Cie. / Photographie Rue Boissy D'Anglas, 33 / Paris" along with a hand-inked signature in Chinese characters by the woman shown.   ( Inventory# ic404 )

Some foxing.

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