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Item ID: 201659  
  

China Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Marauding Chunchuses Chinese Banditti & Horses

Vintage Colour Art Artist Drawn Tuck's Oilette Old Post card. Ethnic Life. Qing Dynasty. Life in China. Horses. Chinese Horse Riders. Winter, Snow. Marauding Chunchuses. / These people are a race of banditti and like their brethren the pirates of the sea, are a constant terror to the country they infest. They make their living by robbery and are here depicted after looting a solitary hamlet. Their recklessness and daring in destroying bridges, roads and railways made them useful auxiliaries during the Russo-Japanese War although this was somewhat discounted by their unpleasant custom of robbing the dead.

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Oilette Wide Wide World Life in China
Series No: 9324
Faults: Crease or wear at bottom corners

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09

China Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Marauding Chunchuses Chinese Banditti & Horses


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