10 May 2002
DOWNEY, H. UENO (1838-1904), S. SUZUKI (ACTIVE 1870s-c.1896) AND OTHERS
Display album containing 28 cabinet card portraits
1880s-90s. An ornate table album, pre-cut gilt-ruled card mounts, metal-hinged along top edge, the cards shown in sequence by dropping action, the front panel of brown embossed leather with applied metal corners, dated 1889 on the central gilt medallion, beige leather back panel, gilt clasp, g.e., on an embossed leather base.
Overall size: 13¾ x 8 x 4½in. (34.9 x 20.3 x 11.4cm.)
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Includes a Woodburytype print of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) Prime Minister and novelist by W. & D. Downey.
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