Chinese ti-tzu, so-na, yueh-ch'in, la-pa
Chinese ti-tzu, so-na, yueh-ch'in, la-pa and Japanese hiji-riki. . Chromolithograph from an illustration by William Gibb from A.J. Hipkins' Musical Instruments, Historic, Rare and Unique, Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1888. Alfred James Hipkins (1826-1903) was an English musicologist who specialized in the history of the pianoforte and other instruments.
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Advert for Mrs. Adair, Genesh Patent chin strap 1905
Genesh Patent chin strap, cures double chin, and takes away the line from nose to month. Strong straps to cure snoring and Domino straps to cure puffiness under eyes and takes away lines. Muscles of the eyes can also be strenthened with oil. Or you could have antiseptic electrolysis removal of hair.
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Cast of Chu Chin Chow catch bus to Night of the Stage Ball
The cast of Chu Chin Chow at His Majesty's Theatre board a bus and head for the Night of the Stage Ball at the Albert Hall held in aid of Sir Arthur Pearson's Fund for the children of blinded solders. The ball was attended by around 5000 guests in a variety of costume. Date: 1919
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