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DISTURBING SINO-JAPANESE WAR PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM With EXECUTION IMAGES.
(n. p.): (n. d.). Black album mounting paper, unpaginated but many leaves in rear blank. 58 b/w photograhic images in album, 8 loose and 50 mounted with gold photograph corners. Oblong format: 7-1/4" x 12" Some viewers may be disturbed by photographs in this album. First many pages of album are occupied by b/w photographs of executions during the First Sino-Japanese War in 1894-96. Beheadings, Shootings, skin flayings... all are represented here. Strangely, the exeucution photographs are followed by images of caucasion soldiers smiling toward the camera and on a hillside. Even further, the next pictures show temples and areas in China, typical images of a typical tourist photograph album (were it not preceeded by the gruesome images in the beginning). Album worn and rubbed, with some light scuffing. Some photographs with light fading, others sharp. A VG album with About VG to VG photographs.
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books]
Last Found On: 2015-11-20           Check availability:      Direct From Bookseller    

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