Spotted at the China Silk Museum

04 Aug

pass port

A passport from 1893.  Note the little explanatory note on top to get a feel how gigantic this thing is. 

dollar sign?

Am I the only one spotting a dollar sign on this oracle?? Is this the oldest dollar sign in the world?  Let me see: translation – they went camping in a little hut, roasted some marshmallow, got bitten by a snake so it was a darn expensive trip!

1 Comment

Posted by on August 4, 2007 in Asia, photos, Travel


One response to “Spotted at the China Silk Museum

  1. Mabel

    September 8, 2007 at 2:07 am

    I saw the $ sign too! (^_^)


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