London, South Kensington
30 April 1997
Japanese landscapes and portrait studies, 1890s
Album containing fifty-four albumen prints, fifty-three hand-tinted, each approx. 8 x 10½ in. or the reverse, the majority titled and numbered in the negatives, one title on paper label on mount, tissue guards, photographer's ink credit stamp K. Kimbei Photographer...Yokohama inside front cover, black lacquer boards, faux ivory and gilt onlay depicting a flock of herons by a river, g.e., oblong 4to.; in Japanese cloth box (broken).
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