JAPAN  An album of 50 views and portraits, [c.1890]
Lot 336
JAPAN An album of 50 views and portraits, [c.1890]
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Lot Details
An album of 50 views and portraits, hand-coloured albumen prints, most numbered and captioned in the negative, mounted one per page and back to back, inlaid black lacquer boards, piece of ivory missing, oblong folio (260 x 350mm.), [c.1890]


  • Including: city views and shell collecting in Yokohama; park and temple views in Tokyo, including the Imperial Castle, Mukojima and Oji Temple; a tree lined avenue, a temple view, and Yomeimon temple in Nikko; Geishas in Hakone; a hanging bridge near Mount Fuji; a park and Sarusawa Lake, Nara; gathering tea in Uji; Inari temple and the castle, Kyoto; Nagasaki temple; women spinning silk; children copying handwriting; a paper lantern painter; a vegetable seller; a Buddhist Priest; a shoe maker, and a woman and child.
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