London, South Kensington
1 May 1997
Various photographers including Kusakabe Kimbei
Japanese landscapes and portrait studies, 1880s
Album containing fifty hand-tinted albumen prints, each approx. 8 x 10 in. or the reverse, the majority titled and numbered in the negatives, tissue guards, black lacquer boards, ivory and gilt onlay depicting the wind god blowing down on a woman being pulled through a landscape in a rickshaw, g.e., oblong 4to., in cloth box (worn).
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