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[Canton] Sketch from the Wall on the Morning after the Grand Attack.
[Canton] Sketch from the Wall on the Morning after the Grand Attack.
W.R. Snow Del.t. M. & N. Hanhart imp.
Dickinson Bro.s Lith.s 114 New Bond Street [1860.]
Scarce tinted lithograph. Printed area 230 x 340mm (9 x 13¾"), with very wide margins.
A prisoner being carried on a bamboo pole, wrists and ankles tied. From Part III (of III) of William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong.William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong. Snow was an army officer when he visited Hong Kong. However in 1875 an affair with an Irish actress ruined his career and, rather than be posted to a backwater, he left his wife and disappeared. Under the alias Clifford Merton he worked as an author and illustrator of both adult and children's literature, until his wife found and exposed him in 1881. After another disappearance and name change, Richard André continued to write and illustrate books, as well as working in photography and the publishing business.
[Ref: 52714]   £320.00  
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On the Wall, Canton.
On the Wall, Canton.
W.R. Snow Del.t. M. & N. Hanhart imp.
Dickinson Bro.s Lith.s 114 New Bond Street [1860.]
Scarce tinted lithograph. Printed area 230 x 340mm (9 x 13¾"), with wide margins. Slight tear in top margin.
Two Europeans wearing kepis and natives including a water carrier. From Part II (of III) of William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong.William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong. Snow was an army officer when he visited Hong Kong. However in 1875 an affair with an Irish actress ruined his career and, rather than be posted to a backwater, he left his wife and disappeared. Under the alias Clifford Merton he worked as an author and illustrator of both adult and children's literature, until his wife found and exposed him in 1881. After another disappearance and name change, Richard André continued to write and illustrate books, as well as working in photography and the publishing business.
[Ref: 52715]   £320.00  
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Military Train Coolies Going Home.
Military Train Coolies Going Home.
W.R. Snow Del.t. M. & N. Hanhart imp.
Dickinson Bro.s Lith.s 114 New Bond Street [1860.]
Tinted lithograph with original hand colour. Sheet 250 x 365mm (9¾ x 14½"). Trimmed. Bit messy. Repaired tear at bottom.
A group of Chinese porters going home at sunset. From Part III (of III) of William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong. Snow was an army officer when he visited Hong Kong. However in 1875 an affair with an Irish actress ruined his career and, rather than be posted to a backwater, he left his wife and disappeared. Under the alias Clifford Merton he worked as an author and illustrator of both adult and children's literature, until his wife found and exposed him in 1881. After another disappearance and name change, Richard André continued to write and illustrate books, as well as working in photography and the publishing business.
[Ref: 52710]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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A Group of Coolies on the road at Dinner.
A Group of Coolies on the road at Dinner.
W.R. Snow Del.t. M. & N. Hanhart imp.
Dickinson Bro.s Lith.s 114 New Bond Street [1860.]
Scarce tinted lithograph. Printed area 230 x 340mm (9 x 13¾"), with very wide margins.
Workers eating lunch with chop sticks. From Part III (of III) of William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong.William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong. Snow was an army officer when he visited Hong Kong. However in 1875 an affair with an Irish actress ruined his career and, rather than be posted to a backwater, he left his wife and disappeared. Under the alias Clifford Merton he worked as an author and illustrator of both adult and children's literature, until his wife found and exposed him in 1881. After another disappearance and name change, Richard André continued to write and illustrate books, as well as working in photography and the publishing business.
[Ref: 52712]   £320.00  
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A Funeral. Mode of Carrying the Coffin.
A Funeral. Mode of Carrying the Coffin.
W.R. Snow Del.t. M. & N. Hanhart imp.
Dickinson Bro.s Lith.s 114 New Bond Street [1860.]
Scarce tinted lithograph. Printed area 230 x 340mm (9 x 13¾"), with very wide margins.
From Part II (of III) of William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong.William Roger Snow's 'Sketches of Chinese Life & Character', based on a visit to Hong Kong. Snow was an army officer when he visited Hong Kong. However in 1875 an affair with an Irish actress ruined his career and, rather than be posted to a backwater, he left his wife and disappeared. Under the alias Clifford Merton he worked as an author and illustrator of both adult and children's literature, until his wife found and exposed him in 1881. After another disappearance and name change, Richard André continued to write and illustrate books, as well as working in photography and the publishing business.
[Ref: 52713]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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