Various photographers, published by York and Sons

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Various photographers, published by York and Sons

Japanese landscapes and portrait studies, circa 1896-97

Sixty lantern slides, one titled in the negative, each with printed paper series labels Japan and the Japanese, title labels and numbers, in wooden box (lacking lid). (60)

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The majority of the images are portrait studies including Buddhist priests, Daimo, village children, tea pickers, farmers, Shinto priestesses and musicians. Views include the tomb of the seventh Shogun at Shiba, the Temple of Kwannon at Mizusawa, and the Imperial University of Japan. Two show damage caused by a major earthquake in 1896. A list of titles is available on request.
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