Photographer: William Pryor Floyd (1834 - circa 1900) and unknown. Views of Peking. 1870s. 20 albumen prints. Each circa 21,5 x 27,5 cm and larger. Mounted to gilt-flecked board (warped, time stained in edges, some soiled), most with title and number on printed label affixed below image on the mount.weiterlesen
This group includes the following numbers and titles: " No. 851, The Observatory Pekin"; "No. 862, A Pekin Cart"; "No. 863, 867, 870, 920, 922, Pekin" including views of the German Legation, and British Legation containing the French, German and Belgian Legations as well as "No. 925, Foreign Ministers, Pekin" showing George Seward (USA), Max von Brand (Germany), Federico Elmore (Peru), Sir Thomas Francis Wade (Britain) and Jevgenij Bützow (Russia). – Some prints slightly faded, some with minor surface rubbing, most in very good condition and with strong contrasts.