Stock ID #159524
14 black and white photographs showing 11 different images of merchant ships in Hong Kong waters. There are 14 prints in all (3 images of one print are included). This collection of photographs also includes 18 negatives, 3 are negatives for photographs within the collection, the other negatives are different images also showing ships and other craft, some of scenes such as Chueng Chau Island in June 1943. Prints measure 11.5 x 16.6cm. Each negative is contained within a glassine envelope from the studio of Serge Vargassoff/Photography/3A Wyndham Street/Hong Kong.
Two photographs are stained in one place each and three have a paperclip rust stains at the upper right corner. Occasional creasing and wear at edges. An interesting group from the collection of Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong historian, artist and collector. There are three copies of a photograph of Chinese merchant ship 東方勇士 [East Warrior] and two copies of a photograph of Chinese merchant ship 中華 [China]. The collection also include a photo of Chinese merchant ship Tjisadane, it was launched in 1931 and was used by the Java-China-Japan line before acquired by US during the WWII. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159524).