Set of Four Chinese Execution Photographs

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Four Chinese Execution Photographs beautifully mounted on a gold tone mat. one shows two severed heads; titled in the negative 'After the execution. A pair who paid.' The second image shows the knife striking to behead; titled in the negative 'Getting the knife into action. One stroke is enough.' The final image is of woman being shot execution style. Titled in the negative 'Chinese executing a woman'. The final image is of six people on their knees with their hands tied behind them about to be beheaded. Below, printed in reverse in the negative 'Men, Women, & Children before the grand beheading.'

Each silver photograph measures approx. 3-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches. Circa 1930s

$150  No. 3626
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