Inscribed, on obverse, in graphite, lower center: Burlingame & / Chinese Embassy; inscribed, on reverse, in ink, center: BRADY'S / NATIONAL / Photographic Portrait / Galleries / Broadway & Tenth Street / NEW YORK / 352 Pennsylvania Avenue / Washington / D.C.
Collected by Elizabeth Adams Hill (1839-1902) and Charles Eugene Hill (1831-1884) in China, 1860s; acquired by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C., date unknown; given to present collection, 1983.
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