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Item ID: 185144  
  

China Old Hand Tinted Postcard Riu-Kon-Tao Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei E. Sheng & Co.

Vintage Colour Chinese Old Hand Tinted Picture Postcard, c.1910. China. Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei. Liugong Island. Liu-kung Tao. Liukungtao. Riu-Kon-Tao at Wei-Hai-Wei. Panorama. House Building with : E. Sheng & Co. Panorama. Seaside. 威海衛 劉公島 其二.

Publisher: Pub by Nakayama
Series No: 7
Background: Liugong Island, 劉公島, Liu-kung Tao is a small island located on the northeastern edge of Shandong Peninsula (or Shantung Peninsula), China at the mouth of Weihai Bay. It is known as the "birthplace of China's first modern navy". 威海衛 Weihaiwei, in the north-east of China, was a leased territory of the United Kingdom from 1898 until 1930. The capital was Port Edward. The leased territory covered 288 square miles (750 km2) and included the walled city of Port Edward, bay of Wei-hai-wei, Liu-kung Tao Island and a mainland area of 72 miles (116 km) of coastline running to a depth of 10 miles (16 km) inland.

Price:£34.99€45.49US$47.94

China Old Hand Tinted Postcard Riu-Kon-Tao Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei E. Sheng & Co.


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