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Twenty-five Hong Kong, Kowloon and Shanghai - TRADE CARDS - HONG KONG, KOWLOON A - 9999. 
(Late 19th - early 20th centuries). - Collection of 25 late 19th century black and white trade cards. Some cards are bilingual, most are primarily in English with some Chinese characters. A few occasional annotations, a very good collection. All but the single example from Peiping (which also appears to be later than the others in the collection) are from the collection of Arthur Hacker, author, artist, historian and collection. The following businesses are represented in this collection of trade cards: Hong Kong businesses: Sung San Chai - High Grade - Wholesale & Retail John Bull - Boots & Shoes Kwong Sang - Jeweller Cheong Sing - Tailor Chong Lee - Jeweller Kam Sau - Boots and Shoes Maker Kwong Sing Ho - General Exporters - Wholesale & Retail. There are two slightly different cards from Kwong Sing Ho Woo Hing - Boot and Shoe Maker M. Dialdas Commission Agents (2 copies) A. Cheuk - Photographer and Portrait Painters Chuen Kee - First Class Curios Yat On Ship - Picture & Portrait Painter. Photographs Enlarged and Coloured Wah Shan - Boot and Shoe Maker Chan Lee Jackson - Sailor Tailor "Clothing Seller Turn Coat over Serge to Make Duck Suit or Drill" A. Hing - Photographer Windsor Bros - Manufacturing Jewellers Wei Hai Wei businesses: Pao Cheng Boot and Shoe Maker Deh Hing Silk Co. - Wholesale & Retail Silk Merchants Shanghai businesses: W. Yik Chong - Naval Tailor, Clothier and General Outfitter Zee Foo Kee & Co - China wares from I-shing Tokyo & Co - Silk, Tea Set, Satsumaware etc Peiping business: Gold Star Shop - Theodore T.Y. Wang
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