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1877 Chinese Arriving in San Francisco. Antique engraved image from Harper's weekly, titled "Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom-House." Shows customs inspectors examining the new immigrants as they disembark.
11x16 in. $50

1875 Scenes in San Francisco China Town. Engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Sketches in China-Town, San Francisco." Contains typical scenes of daily life in San Francisco's Chinese community. 11x16 in.$50

1885 Wyoming Massacre of Chinese. Engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Massacre of the Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyoming." Shows a group of frightened Chinese railroad workers fleeing as an angry mob of white men attacks them with guns and rocks. 11x16 in. $30

1882 Chinese Viceroy Visits America. Engraved scene from the National Police Gazette, titled "Li Hung Chang Shocked. The Viceroy sticks his cane in the dynamo at Niagara Falls, NY, and receives a surprise." 8x11 in. $20 

1894 Print: Chinatown Los Angeles California. Hand colored engraving from the Aug. 18, 1894 issue of Harper's Weekly, titled "Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles California--Singing Hymns in the Street." Shows a crowd of people with hymn books, gathered around a Chinese man who is seated at a piano. 11x16 in. $60

1879: Chinese Americans in San Francisco. Two hand colored engravings from Harper's Weekly, showing scenes of life among the Chinese inhabitants of San Francisco. Top image is titled "Scene in a Chinese Theatre." Bottom image is "Chinese Feeding the Dead. A short article between the two images describes the customs and traditions of Chinese Americans. 11x16 in. $60

1901 Chinese Farm on Long Island. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A Chinese Farm on Long Island." Shows a Chinese American man harvesting vegetables, and putting them into a barrel.
11x16 in. $60

1893: San Francisco Chinatown Views. Four photographic views from Harper's Weekly, showing life in San Francisco's Chinatown. At center is a small portrait of the Chinese Consul General, Li Yung Yew.
11x16 in. $50 

Three pages from three consecutive 1879 issues of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, with engravings and articles about Chinese Americans in San Francisco. They are shown working in the Palace Hotel's laundry room, as well as operating their own businesses in the city. Each page is 11x16 in. $100

1902: New Chinese Ambassador to the USA. Photographic scene from Harper's Weekly, showing the new Chinese ambassador Sir Liang Cheng, visiting the United States with Prince Chen of the reigning dynasty. 9x13 in.$50

1878: First Chinese Ambassador to the USA. Engraved portraits of His Excellency Chun Lan Pin, the first Chinese ambassador to the United States, and the assistants who accompanied him. From the August 31, 1878 issue of Harper's Weekly.
11x16 in. $50

1919 Racist Sheet Music Against Chinese. This is the sheet music to a song called "Chong, He Come from Hong Kong." Color lithographed cover features a stereotypical view of a Chinese boy. Lyrics tell the story of "Little Allee Fo Chong" who learned to love "Amelican" music in the US, and sailed back to China to "teachee his China girl how to dance." 8x11 in. $30

1888 Scenes in New York China Town. Engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Reminiscences of a Ramble Through the Chinese Quarter of New York." Contains several small scenes of typical life among the Chinese residents in the area. 11x16 in. $50

1879: Chinese School, Mott Street New York. Engraved scene from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Chinese School in Mott Street, New York." Shows a scene inside the school, where students are learning to speak English. Part of an article describing the school is above the image. 8x11 in. $30

1870 Chinese Workers in New England. Two engraved images and a small article from Harper's Weekly. Shows a shoe factory in Massachusetts where the owner had recently hired many Chinese immigrants in an effort to cut labor costs. This had angered many non-Chinese workers in the area.
11x16 in. $40

1888: Chinese American Barber in New York. Engraved scene from Harper's Weekly, titled "An Ear Shave: Sketched from Life in the Chinese Quarter of New York." A young Chinese woman is shown seated in a chair, while an older woman shaves the inside of her ear. 11x16 in. $40

1885 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "The Chinese Troubles In Wyoming -- Sunday Morning Service in A Mining Camp." Image shows man standing on a wooden platform with his arms outstretched as a group
 of men look on.
16 x 11 in. $60

1883 Wood engraving titled, "The Chinese Picnic, Iona Island -- Celestial Musicians." Drawn by W.A. Rogers and featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization.
16 x 11 in. $40

1870 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing two images of, "The Avant-Couriers of the Coming Man, -- learning the art of making shoes in topmimage and bottom image shows the sleeping quarters of the Chinese workers in the Sampson's Show Manufactory.
16 x 11 in. $60

1138cham: 1886 Seattle Anti-Chinese Riot Scene. Original Harper's Weekly (1886). Three scenes of anti-Chinese riot at Seattle, Washington Territory. Color: Water Color. Type: Wood Engraving. Size: 11x16 in. $40


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