Portraits of Chinese people. [1859]


Portraits of Chinese people. [1859]

Four photographs taken in China by Giacomo Caneva. The photographs include a portrait of a seated mandarin, a portrait of a standing mandarin, and a group portrait of a family. Also included, a view of a Shanghai tea house and garden.

4 photographic prints : salted paper ; ca. 17.5 x ca. 25.5 cm. or smaller, on mounts ca. 30 x ca. 51 cm. or smaller.


SNAC Resource ID: 6911945

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Caneva, Giacomo, approximately 1813-1865

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