Collection of China's pagodas achieved by the Siccawei Catholic Mission, Industrial School, near Shanghai. To the World's Panama Pacific Exposition. Siccawei Catholic Mission.
Collection of China's pagodas achieved by the Siccawei Catholic Mission, Industrial School, near Shanghai. To the World's Panama Pacific Exposition
Collection of China's pagodas achieved by the Siccawei Catholic Mission, Industrial School, near Shanghai. To the World's Panama Pacific Exposition
Collection of China's pagodas achieved by the Siccawei Catholic Mission, Industrial School, near Shanghai. To the World's Panama Pacific Exposition

Collection of China's pagodas achieved by the Siccawei Catholic Mission, Industrial School, near Shanghai. To the World's Panama Pacific Exposition

[Shanghai?]: 1915. 8vo, pp. 13, [3]; 18 plates on one long accordian-fold panel, 1 folding color map; bound in a pictorial red cloth portfolio stamped in gilt on the upper cover; light foxing on the pamphlet whichis loosely laid in; otherwise very good. The portfolio contains an accordian fold with 18 lithographic plates backed on cardstock and connected via canvas. The plates contain photographs of 85 different pagoda models with accompanying information provided in both Chinese and English regarding their height, construction, and location of the original. The models were built 1/50 to scale and constructed at Shanghai's Tushanwan Orphanage. The portfolio also contains a colored folding map of China marked with the locations of the originals. There is also a staple-bound pamphlet that contains a brief history of Chinese pagodas, their purpose, and means of construction. Item #56964

Price: $3,750.00

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