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Item 201431    
China 1926 Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Cormorant Birds Fishing Fish

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 17. Ethnic Life. Cormorant Bird. Fishing Net. In some parts of China cormorants birds are used for fishing. The fisherman usually stands upon a raft made of bamboos and propelled by a paddle. He has 3 or 4 tame cormorants, which dive and catch fish, but are prevented from swallowing them by a string round the neck. When a bird rises to the surface with a fish, the fisherman catches both bird and fish in a net and takes the fish. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 201430    
China 1926 Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Farmer Threshing Rice, Wheat

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 19. Ethnic Life. Rice and Wheat are usually threshed in China by beating on a frame of slats. A man takes a handful of the unthreshed grain in both hands and strikes it forcibly upon the slats until the grain is beaten out, when the straw is thrown aside and the process repeated. The grain is winnowed by throwing it up in the wind, or by a rudely constructed fanning-mill. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201429    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Burning Incense Candles

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 20. Ethnic Life. On all occasions when the Chinese burn incense and candles before the ancestral family tablets with special reference to a son, the boy is taken there, if well, and made to worship in a certain manner by moving his hands up and down a few times. The child is taught from its earliest infancy to worship idols and the tablets of its ancestors. Chinaman. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201428    
China 1926 Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Dragon Procession festivitie

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 18. Ethnic Life. Dragon Procession. Manoeuvring the dragon is a common sport during the festivities connected with the first Chinese month. An image of a dragon is made with a framework of bamboo hoops covered with cloth and lighted inside. Short poles are fixed to the under side so that it can be elevated above the heads of the men carrying it. Owing to its flexible construction it can be twisted into various shapes. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201427    
China 1926 Cavanders Ltd Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Actors' God, Nguong Saui

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 14. Nguong Saui is one of the gods or patron deities worshipped by Chinese play-actors, and is often referred to as the original composer of theatrical ballads. He is usually represented by a small wooden image, which is worshipped by the actors at their homes, where they burn incense and candles in his honour. When going away to perform a play they usually carry this image in the box containing their dresses. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£0.99€1.29US$1.34
Item 201426    
China 1926 Cavanders London Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Kue Sing, 2 Stars

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 13. Kue Sing is one of the two stars which the Chinese profess to have discovered to have the supervision of the affairs of this world relating to literature and the pencil. This star is represented as an ugly-looking man with a head having 2 horn-like projections, standing by one foot on the head of a large fish. He is worshipped in colleges and high schools on the 1st and 15th of each month. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 201425    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Barber Shaving Chinaman

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 15. Ethnic Life. Native Chinese Barber at Work. The Chinese common people and mandarins, in distinction from the Tauist and Buddhist priests, have the head shaved once in 10 or 15 days, excepting a circular portion on the crown. The hair on this part is allowed to grow, and is braided into a tress. The ambition of some men is to have the hair reach nearly to the ground, and frequently bunches of other hair are braided into the natural hair to increase the length. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201424    
China 1926 Cavanders Ltd Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Bribe The Kitchen God 灶神

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 10. Ethnic Life. Costumes. The Kitchen God is one of the peculiar institutions of China. Incense and candles are regularly burned before this God on the 1st and 15th of every month, morning and evening. The Chinese believe that the old god ascends to heaven and reports to the "Pearly Emperor Supreme Ruler", the conduct of the members of the family during the year. They hope thus to bribe him to present a favourable report. 灶神. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 201423    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Imperial Dragon, 5 Claws

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 11. The dragon is a familiar object in Chinese decoration and typifies all that is powerful and terrible. The Imperial dragon is armed with five claws on each of its four feet, and is used as an emblem by the Emperor's family and by princes of the two highest ranks. The four-clawed dragon is used by princes of the third or fourth class. The three-clawed dragon is the one commonly used for decoration. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201422    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Funeral Cock Bird Coffin

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 9. Ethnic Life. Costumes. Rooster. Bird. Funeral. Barefoot Coolies. A singular custom prevails in parts of China. When transporting the corpse of a person who dies away from home to the residence of his family, some of the family go to meet the coffin with a white cock. The fowl, with feet tied, is stood on the coffin, and the procession proceeds homewards. The Chinese say that one of the three spirits of the dead comes into the cock and is thus allured back to the residence of the family. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 201421    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Children's Goddess Tiger

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 21. The Chinese goddess of children is represented as sitting upon the back of a tiger. The tiger is supposed to have the power of counteracting the pernicious influences which cause sickness to children. When a child becomes ill, those interested in its recovery burn incense and candles before an image or representation of the goddess and tiger, promising to make certain specified thank offerings should the child recover. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201420    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese A Taoist Priest on Tiger

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 16. This picture of a grim-looking man sitting on a tiger, with one arm raised and holding a sword, is painted on the black sedan used on the occasion of a bride returning to her parents' house on a visit, on the 3rd day after marriage. The individual represents a great magician, head of a class of Tauist priests. He is supposed to ward off the pernicious influences of evil spirits who otherwise might cause injury or sickness to the bride. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 201419    
China 1926 Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Criminal in Cangue Execution

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 12. Ethnic Life. Chinaman. Chinese Criminal. Execution. Cangue. In certain processions in China, men wearing the cangue appear. They also have their hands thrust into leathern or wooden cuffs. To these cuffs is often attached a brass chain which passes over the neck. On the cangue are slips of paper from the temple where they have had certain vows recorded, relating to benefits received. The cangue is worn as a token of gratitude for these benefits. A cangue is a device used for public humiliation and corporal punishment in China and other parts of Asia. It was similar to the stocks used in the West, except that the board of the cangue was not fixed to a base, and had to be carried around by the prisoner.
Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 201418    
China 1926 Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Coolie Happy Bucket of Blood

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 8. Ethnic Life. Costumes. In connection with the idol processions in honour of "The Five Rulers", where is frequently in the procession a man carrying pails, containing the blood of swine, the buffalo and fowls, hair and feathers. These "Happy Buckets" are carried out of gratitude for the recovery of a near relative from sickness. The contents representing filth, which causes diseases, are emptied into the river. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£0.99€1.29US$1.34
Item 201417    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Lictor Whip Costumes N.7

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 7. Ethnic Life. Costumes. When high officers appear in the street it is accounted a misdemeanour for the common people to mix in the procession. A civilian in a sedan must have his sedan put down and people walking must stop and stand at the side of the street. The lictors see that the established customs are observed, beating unmercifully anyone who does not obey their orders. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201416    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Eight Immortals 八仙漢鐘離呂洞賓

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 3. Han Chung-le, one of the eight Chinese immortals, is represented as a fat man with bare stomach. His emblem is a fan, with which he revives the spirits of the dead. Leu Tung-pin, another of the Immortals, being tempted ten times, overcame the temptations and with a sword, which is his emblem, slew evil monsters and rid the earth of them for more than 400 years. 八仙 漢鐘離 呂洞賓. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 201415    
China Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Ceremony Flower Boats on Fire

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 2. Flute, Piper. Fire Boat. Lantern. Costumes. The Chinese in this ceremony use a number of small earthen vessels. A preparation of inflammable material is put in each. Around the tops are fastened paper imitations of flowers. These vessels are carried in a procession of priests to the nearest running water, where, being lighted, they are floated away on the water. The object of this is to provide lights for the spirits that come or go by water. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 201414    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Viceroy Brigade & 帥 Flag

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 4. Costumes. The Viceroy, as generalissimo of the Chinese army, when about to start on a warlike expedition, or when he sends any high military officer as his deputy to fight the enemy, must worship the flag of the brigade. The worship is often performed on the public parade ground near the south gate of the city. The time for such worship is usually fixed by a fortune teller. 帥. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201413    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Man Coat Mirror Bamboo 5

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 5. Ethnic Life. Costumes. The Following method is adopted by the Chinese to prevent the death of a sick man. A coat recently worn by him is suspended on a two-foot measure, a metallic mirror is tied above the coat, and the coat and mirror are tied amongst the green leaves of a bamboo. One of the family stands with this while the priest repeats incantations to cause the sick man's spirit to enter the coat. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 201412    
China 1926 Old Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Thunder God 4 Claws 雷公 1

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 1. The Chinese have most strange and singular ideas in regard to thunder and lightning. Both are worshipped. There is a temple dedicated to the thunder god near the east gate. Sometimes thunder is represented as being in shape and appearance much like a clock, having four claws to each foot and two hands proceeding from under the wings. In one hand is held a mallet, and in the other chisel. 雷公. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£0.99€1.29US$1.34
Item 201411    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Yamun Executioner 衙門 劊子手

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 6. Ethnic Life. Costumes. The Executioner belonging to the Viceroy's Yamun Yamen sometimes appears in his master's procession. He is mostly dressed in red. Aspirants for the post of executioner practise striking at a mark. They take a turnip, and drawing a line around it, aim at cleaving it into two parts, striking precisely on the line. When they can invariably do this they become candidates for the post. 衙門 劊子手. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201410    
China 1926 Cavanders Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Tiger Worshipped by Gamblers

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 23. This animal is worshipped by Chinese Gamblers. Sometimes an image is made of wood or clay, or a picture is delineated of a tiger standing on its hind legs and grasping a large cash in its mouth or paws. Incense and candles are often burned before this image, whilst on the second and sixteenth day of every Chinese month offerings of meat, fish, etc., are frequently made before it. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 201409    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Corean Lion Buddha's Dog

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 25. The Corean Lion, which is known also as the Dog of Buddha, or the Dog of Fo, is the habitual defender of Buddhist altars and temples. Its appearance is very menacing, with its sharp, powerful teeth and claws. It has a bushy mane and tufted tail. It is found painted on vases or modelled in relief on the tops of the covers for vases, and is usually represented as playing with a ball. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 201408    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Phoenix Bird Funghwang鳳凰

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 22. The Chinese Phoenix, Fung-Hwang or Ho-Ho Bird, is pre-eminent for elegance and benevolence. It appears to have been a kind of paradise. It was supposed to neither injure living insects nor growing herbs, but lived in the highest regions of the air and only descended to earth as the harbinger of good tidings - happy events to individuals, prosperous reigns to emperors. 鳳凰. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 201407    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Genii Shoot Heavens' Dog

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 24. One of the 9 Chinese Genii is represented surrounded by children and in the act of shooting a dog in the heavens. The dog is believed to eat the children of mortals, and the genius is famed for his skill in shooting this bad dog. The children are gathered around the genius to insure protection from the dog, as otherwise it is supposed the dog would devour them. Bow. Arrow. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200940    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China Street Scene Yunnanfu Chinaman 雲南府

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 24. China. Street Scene. Yunnanfu Chinaman. Coolie. Yunnan. 雲南府. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200939    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China South Gate Yunnanfu Street View 雲南

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 23. China. South Gate. Yunnanfu. Street Scene. Chinaman. Yunnan. 雲南府 忠愛. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200938    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China South Gate Yunnanfu, Street 雲南府 忠愛

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 23. China. South Gate. Yunnanfu. Street Scene. Chinaman. Yunnan. 雲南府 忠愛. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200937    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China, Porcelain Staircase, Pekin Peking

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 22. China. Porcelain Staircase, Pekin Peking. Stairs. Steps. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200936    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China A Chinese Temple Pekin Peking N.20

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 20. China. A Chinese Temple Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 200935    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China, A Chinese Temple, Pekin Peking 20

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 20. China. A Chinese Temple Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 200934    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card Tobacco Co China Drum Tower Pekin Peking

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 19. China. Drum Tower, Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200933    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Cigarette Card China, Drum Tower Pekin Peking

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 19. China. Drum Tower, Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200932    
Chinese Old Card China Shanghai My Princess Cigarettes London HK Tobacco Co. Ltd

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 18. China. Shanghai. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200931    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China Canton's Floating Population Boats

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 17. China. Canton Canton's Floating Population, Native Sampan Sampans Boats. River Scene. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200930    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes London Old Card China The Bell Tower Pekin Peking

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 12. China. The Bell Tower, Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200929    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China The Bell Tower Pekin Peking No. 12

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 12. China. The Bell Tower, Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200928    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China A Waterway Pekin Peking Street 11.

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 11. China. A Waterway. Pekin Peking. Street Scene. Bridge. Boats. Rickshaw Coolies. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 200927    
Chinese Old Cigarette Card China A Waterway, Pekin Peking, Street Bridge Coolies

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 11. China. A Waterway. Pekin Peking. Street Scene. Bridge. Boats. Rickshaw Coolies. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 200926    
Chinese Old Cigarette Card China Temple of Heaven Pekin Peking Gate Gates No. 10

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 10. China. Temple of Heaven. Pekin Peking. Gate Gates. Panorama. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200925    
Chinese Old Cigarette Card China, Temple at Pekin Peking, Arch Arched Gate No. 9

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 9. China. Temple at Pekin. Peking. Arch Arched Gate. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200923    
Chinese Old Cigarette Card China Market Day Wei Hai Wei Native City Street

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 6. China. Market Day in Wei Hai Wei Native City. Street Scene. Hills, Panorama. Wei-Hai-Wei. Weihaiwei. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200924    
Chinese My Princess Cigarettes Old Card China, Canal Forbidden City Pekin Peking

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 8. China. The Canal in Forbidden City. Pekin Peking. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200922    
Chinese Old Cigarette Card China A Crowded Creek in Shanghai Native Boats Bridge

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 5 China. A Crowded Creek in Shanghai. River Scene. Bridge, Native Boats. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200921    
Chinese Old Cigarette Card China, Custom House Shanghai Street Scene Clock Tower

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.7cm x 6.8cm. A serie of 24. Chinese Scenes issued with "My Princess Cigarettes" Made in London by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd. No. 4 China. The Custom House, Shanghai. Street Scene. Clock Tower. Car. Published by United Kingdom Tobacco Co. Ltd

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200920    
China Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese, Corean Lion Dog of Buddha Fo

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 25. The Corean Lion, which is known also as the Dog of Buddha, or the Dog of Fo, is the habitual defender of Buddhist altars and temples. Its appearance is very menacing, with its sharp, powerful teeth and claws. It has a bushy mane and tufted tail. It is found painted on vases or modelled in relief on the tops of the covers for vases, and is usually represented as playing with a ball. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200919    
China Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese, Tiger Worshipped by Gamblers

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 23. This animal is worshipped by Chinese Gamblers. Sometimes an image is made of wood or clay, or a picture is delineated of a tiger standing on its hind legs and grasping a large cash in its mouth or paws. Incense and candles are often burned before this image, whilst on the second and sixteenth day of every Chinese month offerings of meat, fish, etc., are frequently made before it. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200918    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Phoenix, Fung-Hwang Bird

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 22. The Chinese Phoenix, Fung-Hwang or Ho-Ho Bird, is pre-eminent for elegance and benevolence. It appears to have been a kind of paradise. It was supposed to neither injure living insects nor growing herbs, but lived in the highest regions of the air and only descended to earth as the harbinger of good tidings - happy events to individuals, prosperous reigns to emperors. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04
Item 200917    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Genii Shoot Dog Children

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 24. One of the 9 Chinese Genii is represented surrounded by children and in the act of shooting a dog in the heavens. The dog is believed to eat the children of mortals, and the genius is famed for his skill in shooting this bad dog. The children are gathered around the genius to insure protection from the dog, as otherwise it is supposed the dog would devour them. Bow. Arrow. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200916    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Goddess ofChildren Tiger

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 21. The Chinese goddess of children is represented as sitting upon the back of a tiger. The tiger is supposed to have the power of counteracting the pernicious influences which cause sickness to children. When a child becomes ill, those interested in its recovery burn incense and candles before an image or representation of the goddess and tiger, promising to make certain specified thank offerings should the child recover. Published by Cavanders Ltd London

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