A Man with a Raree-Show Color Lithograph after plate 10 from 'The Costumes of China' - c.1940's, USA

Charming lithograph print entitled "A man with a Raree-Show" after plate 10 from the book "Costumes of China" showing a young boy looking into a peep show box. Raree shows or rarity shows consisted of a wooden box with holes containing a set of picture cards that the show-man displayed by pulling the corresponding string.

Text on the page reads as follows:

A Man with a raree show Pu-Qua, Canton, Delin. Dadley, London, Sculpt. Published May 4, 1790 by W. Miller, Old Bond Street, London. Published and Copyright 1949 Art Lore Inc. New York City

In very good condition with toning, water stain on lower border and minor imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.

Measurements: 12" by 10".

Item ID: 2087

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