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PAIR OF SCROLLS: Portrait of the Qing Imperial Household. TOGETHER WITH: Portrait of the Five Great Oligarchs of the Great Qing Dynasty
Tokyo.. Meiji 41. 1908. (Qing household). Meiji 42 (1909) (Oligarchs).. Two scrolls each a color lithograph 15 x 19 1/2 inches (38 x 49 cm) mounted on decorative paper sheet size approximately 18 x 20 3/4 inches, upper and lower edge adhered to wooden rods for rolling like a scroll. A few soft creases from rolling, both in very good clean condition. Imperial Household: Publication information in Japanese at left and right edges. The persons surrounding the boy Emperor are identified under the image (in Chinese characters). Oligarchs: publication information in Japanese at left edge. The five statesmen are named under the image in Chinese characters. The faces are obviously from photographs, the rest of the image an artist's rendition (initialed at the right edge). .
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