Various photographers

Japanese landscapes and portrait studies, 1880s-90s

Album containing fifty hand-tinted albumen prints, 7¾ x 10 1/8 in., the majority numbered and titled in the negatives, mounted one-per-page, black lacquer boards depicting a woman in a Japanese interior with various weapons and parts of a samurai uniform laid out on a red carpet and a man sitting at the edge playing a drum, ivory and gilt onlay, oblong 4to.
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A finely bound album including harbour views, street scenes, architectural studies, a view of a Japanese outdoor market, an image of women working in the fields; and group portraits of musicians, actors, priests and children.

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