The Old Print Shop

Chinese Merchants' Exchange, San Francisco.

  • ARTIST: Paul Frenzeny

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving handcolored,

    DATE: March 18, 1882

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 6 9/16 x 9" (167 x 229 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A 19th-century perspective of the Chinese Merchants' Exchange in San Francisco, 1882, depicted as a wood engraving and colorized to accentuate the details. The scene shows several men conducting business in a parlor, with an inset of a shrine in the upper left corner. This illustration was drawn by P. Frenzeny from a sketch by W.W. Bode.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: The piece is in a mat for handling.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color. Narrow top and bottom margins.