London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
Japanese landscapes and portrait studies, 1880s
Album containing thirty hand-tinted albumen prints, 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. to 8¼ x 10 in., numbered in Japanese in the negatives, numbered and the majority titled in pencil on mounts, tissue guards, half morocco, titled Japan and with decorative gilt border on front cover, titled again in gilt on spine, oblong 4to.
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