London, South Kensington
20 October 2000
KUSAKABE KIMBEI (1841 - 1934)
Japanese landscapes, gardens, street scenes and temples, 1880s - 1890s
Concertina album of twenty-three hand-tinted albumen prints, each approx. 8 x 10 in., the majority numbered and titled in the negatives, tissue guards, red and black lacquer boards/front cover, (spine missing), g.e., 11 x 13¾ in., in original box
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Includes temples in Nikko, streets in Tokyo, genre scenes, a portrait of a Buddhist priest, a richly tinted silk store interior, Nagoya castle and Kinkakuji Gardens in Kyoto.
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