Chinese Scenes 1933
United Kingdom Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Chinese Scenes 1933 Chinese Scenes 1933 24 - Originally issued with the company’s ‘My Princess’ cigarettes these black and white photographic images feature the usual tourist shots like the Great Wall, the Moon Gate in Shanghai and various buildings in the Forbidden City in Pekin, but there are also fascinating glimpses into everyday life. For instance we see a street scene in Yannanfu which shows a man carrying a heavy load via a yoke, floating markets and busy waterways, temples, bridges, a busy market scene in Wei Hai Wei and an interest shot of a Chinese policeman directing traffic with a lone motor vehicle waiting amongst the sea of rickshaws. Also featured are two street scenes from Hong Kong. The backs give the number in the series and details of the company, but sadly no text on the pictures. These provide a look back to a time when native dress predominated and cars were rarely seen. Cards size 69 x 36mm
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Chinese Scenes 1933

Issuer: United Kingdom Tobacco Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Originally issued with the company’s ‘My Princess’ cigarettes these black and white photographic images feature the usual tourist shots like the Great Wall, the Moon Gate in Shanghai and various buildings in the Forbidden City in Pekin, but there are also fascinating glimpses into everyday life. For instance we see a street scene in Yannanfu which shows a man carrying a heavy load via a yoke, floating markets and busy waterways, temples, bridges, a busy market scene in Wei Hai Wei and an interest shot of a Chinese policeman directing traffic with a lone motor vehicle waiting amongst the sea of rickshaws. Also featured are two street scenes from Hong Kong. The backs give the number in the series and details of the company, but sadly no text on the pictures. These provide a look back to a time when native dress predominated and cars were rarely seen. Cards size 69 x 36mm Number of cards in set: 24

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