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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 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 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

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200915    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese wearing 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:£6.99€9.09US$9.44
Item 200914    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Burn Incense Candles Son

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:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200913    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Threshing Rice and 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 200662    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card Pagoda of Buddha Perfume Summer Palace Peking 佛香閣

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, Pagoda of Buddha Perfume, Tower of Buddhist Incense, Summer Palace, Pekin Peking. Bridge. Stairs Steps. Entrance Gate. 北京 頤和園 萬壽山 佛香閣.

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.79
Item 200661    
China 1931 Old Real Photo, Roof, Summer Palace Tibetan Lama Temple, Peking Pekin

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, Roof, Summer Palace, Tibetan Lama Temple, Peking Pekin. 北京 頤和園.

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200660    
China 1931 Old Real Photo, Tibetan Yonghe Lama Temple Peking Pekin, Lion Statue

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, Tibetan Buddhism, Yonghe Lama Temple, Peking Pekin, Lion Statue. Bell. Ball. 雍和宮喇嘛廟. Yonghe Temple, also known as the Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple, the Yonghe Lamasery, or - popularly - the Lama Temple is a temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism located in the northeastern part of Peking. It is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world.

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.79
Item 200659    
China 1931 Old Photo TEMPLE OF HEAVEN Altar of New Year Prayer Peking Gate Gates

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, The Altar of Prayer for the year. Taoist Daoist Temple of Heaven, Pekin. Peking. Gate, Gates. 中國 北京 天壇. The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (天壇), is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Daoist temple.

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.79
Item 200658    
China 1931 Old Real Photo TEMPLE OF HEAVEN Altar of New Year Prayer Peking Gates

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, The Altar of Prayer for the year. Taoist Daoist Temple of Heaven, Pekin. Peking. Gate, Gates. 中國 北京 天壇. The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (天壇), is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Daoist temple.

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.79
Item 200657    
China 1931 Old Real Photo TEMPLE OF HEAVEN Altar of New Year Prayer Peking Steps

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, The Altar of Prayer for the year. Taoist Daoist Temple of Heaven, Pekin. Peking. Carved Carvings Decorated Stairs Steps, Pagoda. 中國 北京 天壇. The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (天壇), is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Daoist temple.

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.79
Item 200656    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card TEMPLE OF HEAVEN Altar of New Year Prayer, Peking

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, The Altar of Prayer for the year. Taoist Daoist Temple of Heaven, Pekin. Peking, Pagoda. 中國 北京 天壇. The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (天壇), is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Daoist temple.

Price:£6.99€9.09US$9.44
Item 200655    
China 1931 Old Real Photo TEMPLE OF HEAVEN Altar of New Year Prayer Peking 北京 天壇

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, The Altar of Prayer for the year. Taoist Daoist Temple of Heaven, Pekin. Peking. Stairs, Pagoda. 中國 北京 天壇. The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (天壇), is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Daoist temple.

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 200654    
China 1931 Old Real Photo TEMPLE OF HEAVEN Gate, Altar of New Year Prayer Peking

Vintage Old Small Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card, approx. 11.4cm x 7cm. 1931. China, Chinese, The Altar of Prayer for the year. Taoist Daoist Temple of Heaven, Pekin. Gate. 中國 北京 天壇. The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (天壇), is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Daoist temple.

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 200653    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card Native Chinese House, Large Urns by Entrance Door

Vintage Small Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic card. approx. 10.8cm x 6.7cm. 1931. China, Native Chinese House, Large Urns by Entrance Door.

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200652    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card Native Chinese Houses above Water River and Boats

Vintage Small Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic card. approx. 10.8cm x 6.7cm. 1931. China, Native Chinese Houses above Water, River scene and Boats.

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200651    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card Chinese Junks Boats, Ferries, River Scene Harbour

Vintage Small Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic card. approx. 10.8cm x 6.7cm. 1931. China Chinese River Scene, Harbour, Ships, Chinese Junk Junks Boats. Ferry Ferries. Shipping. Panorama.

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200650    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card Chinese Junk Boat Harbour Quay Wharf River Bridge

Vintage Small Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic card. approx. 10.8cm x 6.7cm. 1931. China Chinese Junk Junks Boat Boats, Harbour Quay Wharf, River Scene, Bridge. Panorama.

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200649    
China 1931 Old Real Photo Card, Chinese River Scene Harbour Ships Boats Panorama

Vintage Small Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic card. approx. 10.8cm x 6.7cm. 1931. China Chinese River Scene, Harbour, Ships, Boats and Panorama.

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200515    
China Old 53 Silver Car Cigarette Card ME Notaras. Peking Pekin A Chinese Temple

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Pekin. The Bell Tower, Gate Gates, Panorama. No. 20. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200514    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Canton's Floating Population, Sampans, River

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Canton's Floating Population, Native Sampan Boat Sampans Boats, Canton River Scene. Ethnic Life. No. 17. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200513    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card, Canton River Harbour Sampans Paddle Steamer

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Canton River Scene, Native Sampans Boats Harbour. Chinese Junks. Paddle Steamer. Shipping. Ethnic Life. Panorama. No. 16. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 200512    
China Old 53 Silver Car Cigarette Card The Great Wall of China Hills Panorama 15

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Chinese Great Wall. The Great Wall of China. Hills, Tower, Panorama. No. 15. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 200511    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Pekin The Bell Tower Gate Panorama 12

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Pekin. The Bell Tower, Gate Gates, Panorama. No. 12. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200510    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Temple of Heaven at Pekin Arch Gate 9

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Temple at Pekin. Temple of Heaven. Arch Arched Gate. No. 9. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200509    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Market Day in Wei Hai Wei Native City Street

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Market Day in Wei Hai Wei Native City. Weihaiwei. Wei-Hai-Wei. Ethnic Life. Native Street Scene. No. 6. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.79
Item 200508    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Pekin Drum Tower, Chinese Gate Street

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Pekin, Drum Tower, Chinese Gate, Street Scene. No. 19. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200507    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Pekin A Waterway Bridge River Boat 11

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Pekin, A Waterway, Bridge, River Scene, Boats. No. 11. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200506    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Chinese Peking Pekin The Temple of Heaven 10

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Pekin, Temple of Heaven. No. 10. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200505    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Canal in Forbidden City Pekin Chinese

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Canal in Forbidden City, Pekin. No. 8. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200504    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Outside One of Gates of Wall of Pekin

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Outside One of the Gates of The Wall of Pekin. Roadside Stall, Seller, Vendor, Rickshaw. No. 7. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
Item 200503    
China Old Silver Car Cigarette Card Peking Pekin Porcelain Staircase Stairs Gate

Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 4.5cm x 6.8cm. Chinese Scenes issued with "53 Silver Car Cigarettes. A good quality Virginia Cigarette made by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London." China. Peking, Pekin, Porcelain Staircase Stairs Gate. No. 22. Published by M.E. Notaras Ltd. London

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 200501    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Fisherman Cormorant Bird

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 200499    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Barber Shaving Head, Men

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:£3.99€5.19US$5.39
Item 200498    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese, Nguong Saui Actors' God

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:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 200497    
China 1926 Cavanders Ltd London Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Kue Sing Star

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 199929    
Egypt 1949 Old Small Real Photo Card Cairo, Sphinx Front View & Pyramids of Giza

Vintage Egyptian Real Photo Photographic Photograph Small Card. 9.3cm x 6.2cm. Africa Egypte Egypt. Le Caire Cairo. Front View of Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza. 18.9.49. 1949.

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 199379    
Actress Dorothy Lamour Dottie Signed, Genuine Signature Autograph Old Real Photo

Large Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph 12.6cm x 17.7cm. Actress Miss Dorothy Lamour, Dottie Lamour Signed, Genuine Signature Autograph at top left. Best Wishes Dottie Lamour. Dorothy Lamour (born Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton, 1914 – 1996) was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to... movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.

Price:£25.99€33.79US$35.09
Item 199373    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Imperial Dragon, Emperor

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 199372    
China 1926 Cavanders Old 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 199371    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Funeral Cock on Coffin 9

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 199370    
China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese, Happy Bucket of Blood 8

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:£1.99€2.59US$2.69