USS Palos Luzon photo album GUNBOATS Yangtze River China 1936-37 11 x 15 70 pages. Vintage 1936-37 photograph album that belonged to Seaman Fred Siebold during his time on the gunboats USS Palos and the USS Luzon on the Yangtze River in China during the second Sino-Japanese war and rape of Nanking. Over 400 photos total. Many of the photographs record mundane events and street life in China, but there are some blatantly racist ones and disturbing images of war, famine and death. In addition to the well annotated photographs there are a few pieces of ephemera, Siebolds meritorious service award (1947), a menu and maps, etc. The majority of the photos are tipped in with typewritten captions tipped in as well. One large photo and the last 13 pages are laid down on the page with no corners. The beautifully tooled leather cover in is immaculate condition. The item “USS Palos Luzon photo album GUNBOATS Yangtze River China 1936-37″ is in sale since Monday, July 18, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Photo Albums”. The seller is “primitive-modern” and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
- Original/Reprint: Original Print
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Region of Origin: China
- Date of Creation: 1930-1939
- Color: Black & White