Sign In | Register
19th Century Album. by Chinese Paintings - Signed First Edition - from Chilton Books  and Biblio.com

19th Century Album.

by Chinese Paintings

Condition: See description


London: Ackerman & Co., 96 Strand [ no date ]. 0. Presentation states: "To Charles Stuart with Pat Campbell's kindest remembrance of Canton 1st January 1851." Canton19th Century album 4to (11.50" x 9.00" x 1.50" approx) with over 50 coloured paintings on rice paper . Poetry and one loose painting signed "C. G. S." Most pages contain one or more brightly coloured paintings ( most have been painted on thick sheets of rice paper) . Contents include: One plate with ink stamp to border: "Indian Settlement. Printed In Oil Colours By G. Baxter. The Inventor And Patentee. 11 & 12 Northampton Square. Licences Granted To Work The Process". 5 Portraits of Emperors on pith paper; 8 Flower paintings on pith paper; 17 Character paintings on pith paper; 3 pages with 4 small chinese characters painted on pith paper and laid-down; 3 pages with two chinese characters painted on pith, cut out and laid-down on the page; 11 water-colour / gouache paintings of chinese buildings and rivers, boats etc. (four darkend around the edges); 3 line paintings of chinese workers on rice paper (creased). In total there are 63 illustrations of which 12 have suffered some loss. A remarkable collection of 19th century oriental art. From family records Charles Stuart is believed to be : Charles James Fife Stuart . Birth 1817 in Valenciennes, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France . Death 8 Dec 1875 in Bahia, Brazil . He married Caroline Georgina Tyndall in 1844 in Dorset, England. He was already a Secretary in the Oriental Bank and took on various posts in China and India, being promoted to the position of Inspector for the region. Records also list: Smollett James Drummond Campbell. Birth 12 Dec 1812 . Death 13th April 1854 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India . He is recorded as being Manager of the Oriental Bank of Hong Kong, in 1846. However, by August 1846 he is recorded as being the Manager of the Oriental Bank In Bombay, India at the announcement of his marriage to Mary Adelaide Tyndall the sister of Caroline Georgina Tyndall. .
  • Bookseller: Chilton Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 41051
  • Title: 19th Century Album.
  • Author: Chinese Paintings
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: London: Ackerman & Co., 96 Strand [ no date ]. 0
  • Keywords: Ackerman & Co CANTON CHINESE PAINTINGS 19TH CENTURY RICE PAPER EMPERORS PITH PAPER FLOWERS CHARACTERS WATERCOLOUR BUILDINGS BOATS WORKERS ORIENTAL ART STUART TYNDALL MISCELLANEOUS
  • Bookseller catalogs: MISCELLANEOUS;


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined ...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]

£ 24,000.00
($30,556.80)

£12.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Bob Dylan - Nobel Prize Winner

Bob Dylan - 2016 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

From the first screech of his electric guitar upsetting musicians at a folk festival to his writing and paintings, Bob Dylan has risen to become a seminal force in American popular culture. In 2016, he was recognized by the Nobel Committee. Learn more about his creations...

How to tell if a signature is real

How to tell if a signature is genuine

Author's signatures can undoubtedly increase the value of a rare book or first edition. The more scarce the book is, the more an autograph adds to its value. But how to tell if the signature is real? Find out how you can avoid common pitfalls in identifying an author's signature.


Trustpilot