LOT 1570
SOLD €300,00

[Japan] Photo album containing 30 handcol. albumen photographs mounted on 15 board lvs.

Japan, ca. 1890, most w. English caption in the negative, all ca. 20 x 25 cm or 25 x 20 cm, the album w. leatherbacked richly lacquered wooden pictorial covers, frontcover inlaid with ivory details in relief and with use of gold, a.e.g., oblong folio size.

Photographs in good condition, protective flimsies partly w. defects. Covers with chips along edges, backcover mildly scratched; leather on spine dam. (traces of former tape). Comprises a.o.: "B 217 Motokagocho, Nagasaki" (lively view of a shopping-street); "126 Miyajima Aki", "117 Street of Arima"; "B 427 Waterwheel, Hakone"; "B 26 Fuji from Sudzukawa"; "B 34 Isezakicho, Yokohama" (lively view of a street); "A155 Kago travelling chair" and photographs of a martial-arts demonstration (at Shinno Shinto-ryu Jujitsu School), children playing music, groups of elegant ladies in traditional costume and circus children contortionists.

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