All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1940 item #1408073 (stock #08112)
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$200.00


NEW EYEGLASSES DIAGRAM

Rare find of old Japanese ophthalmic poster of "New eyeglasses diagram" made by Hayama Eiji as the director of Hayama eyeglasses labo and revised by Dr. Kawamoto Jujiro as the father of Japanese modern ophthalmology, actually used at the clinic of oculist in the Prewar time, early 20th century. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1940 item #1407997 (stock #08111)
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$200.00


TRACHOMA

Rare find of old Japanese medical poster with the illustration of Trachoma, actually used at the clinic of oculist in the Prewar time, early 20th century. Originally bended condition for framing (Please check the photo #6) as approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1407634
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$195.00
Rare antique Map of Alderney c1691 by Robert Morden with watercolor . Small scale map in nice condition framed and matted c19303s. Overall 9.75 by 6.5" map 5.25" by 3"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #1405061 (stock #08100)
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$200.00


ONE PHOTO BOOK

Pre-war Showa period, early 20th century, Japan

Someone's old private photo album with 32 pieces of black-and-white photographs of Japanese women in kimono, children, and landscape (such as night views, temple, boats, forest road, station, waterfall, waterside sceneries, etc) taken by unknown skillful photographer with such good sense of composition like a professional, as more like an art photobook by the aesthetic inspiration.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Geological item #1404479 (stock #6092)
Lovely two handled pottery jar from the Northern China circa (2200 BCE – 1600 BCE) in near perfect condition with just a couple of minor chips on one handle. H: 12.9cm/5.1in and W: 11.8cm/4.7in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1404413 (stock #Af138)
This old tourist travel booklet describes the many places to visit in Mozambique while it was a colony under Portuguese rule. 46 pages ...size 5.5 x 8.75 inches .... There are about 40 black and white photos including one 22 inch long foldout of the capital city of Lourenco Marques. 3 color photos...lions, zebras, and elephants. This booklet is a treasure chest of information for anyone interested in African History
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1970 item #1403099 (stock #09530)
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$280.00


CIGARETTE PAPER COLLECTION

Japanese cigarette paper collector's handmade scrapbook with internationally various kind of cigarettes of Taiwan, Korea, West Germany, Bulgaria, France or so, besides various Japanese cigarettes including Okinawan under U.S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1960 item #1403095 (stock #09529)
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$200.00


JAPANESE MATRIMONY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

Photographic record of a very ordinary rural Japanese woman who was a farmer and married to a man (in other words, to become husband's family member forever) in the middle era of Showa period (1958). Dressed in traditional weddding costume called 'Tsunokakushi', taken the "last" commemorative photograph with her family, moved to shirine by car, then parade following the Shinto priest, and visited her old home (for the first ti...
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...
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. Making this piece was a pleasur...
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 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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1960 item #1384959 (stock #92149)
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 small...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1900 item #1384958 (stock #59130)
Authentic 1902 Share Certificate, "Travaux D'Irrigation du Governement Egyptien" Lithographic Printing in Red Ink for the Egyptian Government Ministry of Public Works with Sphinx and Pyramids design. Certificate Number 59,130, dated 18th January 1902. Width: 14.1" (36 cm) x 12,5" (32 cm) includes a Five Shilling Duty Stamp. Folded. Extremely good condition for age. Suitable for framing. All ephemera sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery is guaranteed authentic and of the period/culture as described.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #1384957 (stock #010785)
Authentic 1944 Share Certificate, "Societe Belge-Egyptienne L'Ezbekieh" Lithographic Printing in Brown Ink for the Societe Anonyme with Sphinx and Pyramids design. Certificate Number 010,785, dated 6th October 1944. Width: 8.5 - 17" (21.5 - 43 cm) x 12,5" (32 cm) including tear-off indemnity stamps numbered 10 - 30(T). Folded. Extremely good condition for age. Suitable for framing. All ephemera sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery is guaranteed authentic and of the period/culture as described.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #1384956 (stock #010058)
Authentic 1944 Share Certificate, "Societe Belge-Egyptienne L'Ezbekieh" Lithographic Printing in BLue Ink for the Societe Anonyme with Sphinx and Pyramids design. Certificate Number 010,058, dated 6th October 1944. Width: 8.5 - 17" (21.5 - 43 cm) x 12,5" (32 cm) including tear-off indemnity stamps numbered 10 - 30(T). Folded. Extremely good condition for age. Suitable for framing. All ephemera sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery is guaranteed authentic and of the period/culture as described.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #1384909 (stock #18401)
Authentic 1946 Share Certificate, "Grands Magasins Chemla S.A.E" Lithographic Printing in BLue Ink for the Societe Anonyme Egyptienne. 25 shares of One Hundred Egyptian Pounds from a capital of 400,000 Egyptian Pounds issued. Certificate Number 18401-18425, dated 15th August 1946. Width: 17" (43 cm) x 15,5" (29 cm) including tear-off indemnity stamps numbered 11 - 25. Folded. Nicks and creases associated with age. Suitable for framing. All ephemera sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery is guaranteed authent...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #1384906 (stock #43426)
Authentic 1947 Share Certificate, "Jardins & vignobles d'Egypte" Lithographic Printing in Red Ink for the Societe Anonyme Egyptienne (Wine). Twenty Five shares of One Hundred Egyptian Pounds from a capital of 275,000 Egyptian Pounds issued. Certificate Number 43426. With ink cancellation. Dated 30th June 1947. The Share Certificate is decorated with border of fruits. Width: 16" (40.5 cm) x 17 2/8" (43.5 cm) including ten tear-off indemnity stamps numbered 31-40. Folded. Nicks and creases associa...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1960 item #1384883 (stock #20651)
Authentic 1950 Share Certificate, "Societe Viticole et Vinicole d'Egypte" Lithographic Printing in Green Ink for the Egyptian Society of Viticulture and Vinoculture (Wine). Ten shares of Forty Egyptian Pounds from a capital of 1000,000 Egyptian Pounds issued. Certificate Number 20651. The Share Certificate is decorated with scenes of Wine Making from Ancient Egyptian tombs. Width: 16 5/8" (42.5 cm) x 15 3/8" (39 cm) including tear-off indemnity stamps. Folded. Nicks and creases associated with a...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1940 item #1384879 (stock #03540)
Authentic 1938 Share Certificate, "Societe Viticole et Vinicole d'Egypte" Lithographic Printing in Green Ink for the Egyptian Society of Viticulture and Vinoculture (Wine). One share of Four Egyptian Pounds from a capital of 250,000 Egyptian Pounds issued. Certificate Number 03540. With Blindstamp and ink stamp dated 27th September 1944. The Share Certificate is decorated with scenes of Wine MAking from Ancient Egyptian tombs. Width: 17" (43 cm) x 15 3/8" (39 cm) including tear-off indemnity sta...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380180 (stock #TBD00260)
Two albumen photographs of the Tomb of Itimad-ud-Dualah at Agra, India. Neither is signed and though they are probably by different photographers they complement each other as one is a close up of the tomb while the other gives it some context in the surrounding garden.

The longer view is 8 5/8 (22 cm) by 11 3/8 (29 cm) inches with a card 14 (35.5 cm) by 17 (43 cm) inches. It is laid down to the cardboard.

The close up is attached to a larger piece of paper with a line of glue at the to...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380179 (stock #TBD00259)
An albumen photograph of the Kas Mahal in the center and portion of the Anguri Bagh in the foreground. This view is of part of the Agra Fort. I’m not sure but I think the Taj Mahal is just visible on the far right above the roof of the building. The image is 8 3/4 (22 cm) by 11 ½ (29 cm) inches. The card is 14 (35.5 cm) by 17 (43 cm) inches. The image is signed in the negative “Sache/215.” John Edward Sache was active from 1865 to 1882.

Condition: Good clear print, but the image must ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380145 (stock #TBD00258)
An albumen photograph of the upper portion of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India fully laid down on cardboard stock. The blind stamp, “FRITH’S/SERIES” is in the lower left corner. The image is 6 3/8 (16 cm) by 8 ¼ (21 cm) inches. The card is 10 (25.5 cm) by 12 (30.5 cm) inches. In pencil on the back in the lower left is written, “3067 The Taj Agra India.” Francis Frith commissioned and bought from other photographers for his series.

Condition: Generally very good with a few spots in t...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1376134 (stock #TBD00244)
An oversize albumen photograph of a carriage on a narrow bridge with the rising spray from Niagara Falls visible in the distance. I am reasonably confident that this a bridge connecting Goat Island to the river bank on the American side or possibly a bridge connecting Goat Island to one of the Three Sisters. It was likely taken and printed by George Barker, though no title or name is on either the front of the image or on the back of the mount. The image is 16 inches (40.5 cm) tall by 19 inches ...