Company Photobook from Winkel & Gedde, Kobe Japan 1919

7.000,00 kr.

A truly unique view into a Danish / Japanese trading company just before the 1923 earthquake

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Company Photobook from Winkel & Gedde, Kobe Japan 1919. Kobe, 1919

Large heavy clothed hardcover with 4o original large mounted photographs showing the facilities, offices and storage rooms with seperate plates showing the products offered: hats, basquets, brushes, combs, trays, laquer ware, ceramic, as well as childrens toys and more. Photographs are partly faded by time but overall very well preserved

Original 1919 sales material from the Japan export company Winkel & Gedde – a company associated with the Harald Plum group, Transatlantisk Kompagni. Kobe, Japan. Especially one Dane was associated with the company: Kay Aage Neckelmann (1892-1967). With Winkel & Gedde, Japan, 1917 to 1923. Consul of Denmark, Guangzhou 1930 to 1947. Also
Consul of Denmark, Hong Kong, 1946 to 1947. Manager, Northern Feather Works (Nordisk Fjer) Ltd. Guangzhou, 1924 to 1947. He acted as mediator during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. The first of five directors of Northern Feather Works to be consul in Hong Kong. The Winkel and Wedde Company was destroyed with the 1923 earthquake

Company Photobook from Winkel & Gedde, Kobe Japan 1919

7.000,00 kr.

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