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Europeans playing fan-tan at Macao : lowering the players' money in a basket


Shows a crowd of Chinese and Europeans playing fan-tan, a gambling game. The gamblers are shown in a balcony above, and the playing board and banker are shown on a lower floor. Bets are placed in a basket which is lowered to the gaming area by a string.

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 print : engraving, hand col. ; image 30 x 22 cm.
Publisher Illustrated London News
Year 1909.
Language English
HKBU Library collection Derwent Collection
Work type Print
Geographic location Macau
Keyword(s) Gambling Macau
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Cite this image as: "Europeans playing fan-tan at Macao : lowering the players' money in a basket", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 16/04/2424, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/derwent-dc1-59.

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