CHINA The Bridal chair; sent by the bridegroom to fetch the bride 1900 print
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CHINA. The Bridal chair; sent by the bridegroom to fetch the bride 1900 print

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'The Bridal chair - Borne by a number of men, this vehicle is sent by the bridegroom to fetch the bride. Custom ordains that she shall not be exposed to the vulgar gaze, so the sedan-chair is made almost air-tight, and the lot of the occupant is by no means enviable. In keeping with the importance of the occasion, the chair is richly decorated'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 14.5 x 21.0cm, 5.75 x 8.25 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: From "John Chinaman at Home," by J.E. Hardy

PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an Introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London



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CHINA. The Bridal chair; sent by the bridegroom to fetch the bride 1900 print
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