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Hu Shih

(Hu Shih.) Sternberger, Marcel. Portrait of Ambassador Dr. Hu Shih

Washington, 1939, printed 2017

Gelatin silver print (16 x 20 in.). Archivally framed. Estate Edition, a limited edition of 20 copies, embossed and numbered.

Dr. Hu was educated under the Boxer [War] Indemnity Scholarship program and was a graduate of Cornell University. At the time of this sitting he was China’s ambassador to the United States. A respected member of the Chinese intelligentsia, he advocated for the written vernacular Chinese that is still in use today.

$900 unframed; framed: $1,300