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    Burton Holmes Travel Pictures (Paramount, 1916). One Sheet (28" X 41")."Hong Kong and the Pearl River."
    Between 1916 and 1925, producer Burton Holmes released nearly 200 short travel films, with titles like Among the Headhunters (1916), Vesuvius in Eruption (1916), Peerless Pineapples of the Pacific (1918), and Quaint Kuala Lumpur (1920). It was Holmes who coined the term "travelogue," and he was well known for his documentary travel lectures. This lovely stone litho from Holmes' Hong Kong tour is a first time offer from Heritage, and shows torn pinholes, edge tears, fold separation, a chip in the top border with a tear into the title, chips in the right border, and a small tear in the bottom section. Fine/Very Fine.


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