London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
Japanese portrait studies, 1880s-90s
Album containing twenty-nine albumen prints, the majority hand-tinted, each approx. 8½ x 11 in. or the reverse, numbered and all but four titled in the negatives, loosely mounted in pre-cut slits, several titled in pencil on mounts, cloth covers (worn), bound with green string, oblong 4to.
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