Chinese Consular Passport – $898

14 January, 2011

Chinese Consular Passport, San Francisco, 1882

Original partly printed Chinese Consular Passport issued by the Chinese Consul General’s office in San Francisco, allowing Wong Tuck Young to travel in the US.  He is described as a subject of the Emperor of China, Kwong Su, and his physical description appears at left.  Embossed seal of the consular office at lower left, with document dated September 30, 1882.  The integral leaf bears Chinese characters and two red wood block stamps, a seen in second scan.  Size about 8″ x 10 1/2″.

Beautiful item. Congratulations to seller and buyer.

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