10 May 2002
A. FARSARI & CO. (1841-1898), KIMBEI KUSAKABE AND OTHERS
Japanese views and portraits
3 albums with a total of approximately 144 albumen prints, the majority hand-coloured. 1880s-90s. Each approximately 7¾ x 10in. (19.6 x 25.4cm.) or the reverse. The majority with title and number in the negative; many titled in pencil on the mount. Tissue guards. Pictorial red lacquer, titled Japan in gilt on spine, one monogrammed in gilt with inset image of Red Bridge at Nikko, possibly photomechanical, on front cover, g.e. Each contained in cloth clamshell case.
Album size: 12½ x 16in. (31.7 x 40.6cm.), the largest. (3)
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