All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1920 item #1401114 (stock #1400)
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$180.00


TWO LARGE-SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE GARDEN

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High-quality landscape photographs taken by a certain professional. Niigata Prefecture as its provenance. Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1401052 (stock #149)
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$180.00


TWO GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE STUDENT ATHLETES

Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High school or college students. Baseball club and unidentified club (rugby? or bicycle racing?). Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1399591 (stock #147)
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$200.00


LIFE SAVING LEAFLET

During the Battle of Okinawa, this leaflet written in English and Japanese is the one of them dropped by the U.S. armed forces in July 12, 1945. Quite a rare remains as is. Some aged deterioration as seen. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1940 item #1399528 (stock #146)
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$180.00


PICTURE POSTCARDS OF SUMO WRESTLERS

17 portraits of sumo wrestlers with 'kesho-mawashi' (ornamental apron), including 'yokozuna' (the highest rank of grand champion), and a gelatin silver print. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1940 item #1399043 (stock #142)
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$400.00


BROMIDES OF SHOCHIKU REVUE GIRLS 50pc.

Showa period (Pre 1940), Japan
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1395725 (stock #BWAN)
This visually compelling solid cast bronze pin tray is ovoid in shape and measures 5” in length by 3 1/2” in width. This striking creation was cast sometime between 1900 - 1910 A.D. in France. It is distinctive and sophisticated. The claw of the raptor forms the handle and is attached to the highly detailed bird feather beneath. Even the underside of the tray has fine detailed work...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1910 item #1395531 (stock #ABI)
This outstanding boldly decorated ink well dates from around the turn-of-the-century, or slightly earlier and was cast in Austria. It measures 11” in length by 9” in width. The original glass insert has a few small “flea bites” but the lid usually stays closed and they aren’t apparent. The distinctive classic Art Nouveau desk piece is elaborately embellished with a pair of clover leafs on each end and one on the lid. The very front of the inkwell has a group of indented ovoid circles...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1394422 (stock #TBD00270)
An albumen photograph of Cairo titled on the mat, “CAIRO, FORM THE CITADEL,WITH THE MOSQUE OF SULTAN HASSAN.” Also in smaller type the number648. An excellent print with good tones. 5 7/8 by 8 1/8 inches (15 by20.5cm). The white light cardboard stock is shaded slightly darker for about one inch around the photo. Overall size is 12 inches by 15 inches (30.5 by 38 cm).

Condition; The photo is in excellent condition with minor surface scratches...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Contemporary item #1393848 (stock #HMC)
Objects from several periods came together to create this special crucifix. It is hand made and one of a kind. The wood was found in a New Mexico homestead dating from 1880 - 1900. The knot above Christ forms a natural halo. The Jesus figure is solid brass and dates from the 1930'S. The three "nails" attaching the figure are black onyx with gold bezels. The overall height is 14 1/2" and it is 3 1/4" at the widest point. The back is designed to be hung on the wall...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1393095 (stock #TBD00267)
An albumen photograph circa 1880 of a man feeding a group of dogs gathered at his feet. In the lower left printed in the negative, Abdullah Freres. 515” and in the lower right, “Les Chiens des rues.” The image is 7 7/8 inches (20 cm) by 10 1/8 inches (25.7 cm). It is presently corner mounted in a large mat 17 inches (43 cm) by 14 inches (35.5 cm). The tones are rich and the contrast good.

Condition: In a raking light three lines that look like partial creases are visible. A few printi...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389020 (stock #TBD00263)
Albumen photograph mounted on a stiff card with the title, “Interior of Carlee Caves” written in ink below the image. The Karla Caves are a group of ancient Indian Buddhist rock-cut caves located in Karli near Lonavala, Maharashtra. The one pictured is the Great Chaitya. It was dedicated in 120 CE. The photographer of this image is unknown. The image is 7 ½ x 9 3/8 inches (19 x 24 cm) The card is 11 x 14 inches (28 35.5 cm).

Condition: The image is in excellent condition with minor surf...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389019 (stock #TBD00262)
Albumen photograph mounted on a card and titled in ink in script under it, “Bheel women grinding Bajri.” The Bhil are a large group of people from west India including Gujarat where pearl millet is called bijri. The photograph shows a group of men and women including a woman seated by a grinding stone posing for the photograph. The image is 7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches (19.3 x 24 cm) and the card 11 x 14 inches (28 x 35,5 cm).

Condition: the image is in very good condition. The card is rough aro...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389018 (stock #TBD00261)
A landscape albumen photograph of Darjeeling India. Titled in script in the negative, “534. Darjeeling. General view with the Snows(?) from Woodland’s Hotel.” Presumably, “the Snows” are the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas that show more as a line of clouds, but are visible in the distance. The details of the image are sharp at the center, but blur slightly at the edges.

Condition: slight surface dings to the image. The contrast and the browns are good with a slight yellowing ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1950 item #1388405 (stock #G641)
Offered is a very scarce, quite interesting, California, Folsom State Prison document that includes the Mug Shot and Fingerprints of a 23 year old convict.

The 8" x 8" heavy paper document presents pertinent, highly-detailed, personal data including: name, race, age, date of birth, occupation, county of residence, height, weight, fingerprints, unusual identifying physical marks or scars, and physical description, as well as crime committed and length of sentence. The prisoner was required to ...

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$1,495.00
Antique Hand written 8 page letter by King Leopold, beautiful hand written letter with stamps and seals . Nice condition with folds size 12" by 8.5" Heritage put an estimate of $1500 at auction
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #1384962 (stock #10180)
Authentic 1943 Lithograph Print Share Certificate for the Egyptian Land House Company Incorporated on 9th February 1943. Dimensions: Width - 18.5" (47 cm); Height - 15 1/8" (38.5 cm). Printed in purple ink. Folded. Creases associated with age. Official blindstamp to front and fifteen dividend stamps, numbers 11 - 25, remaining. Suitable for framing. All ephemera sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery is guaranteed authentic and of the period/culture described
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1960 item #1384961 (stock #37100)
Authentic 1956 Lithograph Print Share Certificate for the Egyptian Society of Water "Societe Egyptienne D'Enterprises pour les Projets D'Adduction D'Eau". Incorporated on 13th January 1956 - A year that would become synonymous with the Suez Crisis and General Gamal abdel Nasser's deposing of King Farouk and the establishement of parliamnetary democracy in Egypt. Dimensions: Width - 19 2/8" (49 cm); Height - 12 3/4" (32.5 cm). Folded. Creases associated with age. Four official stamps of Egypt to ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1960 item #1384960 (stock #92149a)
Authentic 1956 Lithograph Print Share Certificate for the Egyptian Society of Chemistry "Societe Egyptienne pour les Industries Chimiques (Kima)". Scene of a chemical industrial plant in a decorative border. Incorporated in March 1956 - A year that would become synonymous with the Suez Crisis and General Gamal abdel Nasser's deposing of King Farouk and the establishement of parliamnetary democracy in Egypt. Dimensions: Width - 12" (30.5 cm); Height - 15 3/4" (40 cm). Folded. Edge nicks and creas...