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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

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.

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 

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

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

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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