[Cabinet Card Portrait of Ma Hanchen in Washington, DC]. C. M. Bell, Charles Milton.

[Cabinet Card Portrait of Ma Hanchen in Washington, DC]

Notes: A studio portrait of a seated Chinese man holding a fan. The photograph is captioned (rather than signed) in ink in Chinese characters with the name Ma Hanchen. While this is an unusual name, I have not been able to trace him. The photographer died in 1893, putting an upper limit on the date of this image.

Albumen silver print; 4 by 5-3/4 inches on a slightly larger mount with the photographer's name and address.

Edition + Condition: The image is well focused and has nice contrast.

Publication: Washington DC: C. M. Lee, (n.d. but ca. 1890).

Item No: #307726


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