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19th Century Album. by Chinese Paintings - Signed First Edition - from Chilton Books  (SKU: 41051)

19th Century Album.

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19th Century Album.

by Chinese Paintings

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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. .


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19th Century Album.
Chinese Paintings
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London: Ackerman & Co., 96 Strand [ no date ]. 0
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Chilton Books are secondhand and antiquarian booksellers Established in 2017 we sell all kinds of antiquarian and second-hand books. We have around 16,000 books on-line and still more titles on-site. We are principally mail order and internet traders without a high street shop front, but visitors are welcome to see our stock housed in a large purpose built store room. We are situated on the outskirts of the old town of Sudbury in the Suffolk Countryside. Please call first.


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