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Title: Collection of 48 original colour photographs partly finished by hand in colour.
Description: S.I., s.n., [circa], 1900. Original Harmonica between lacquered wooden sides, front side decorative gilded and coloured composition of flowers (Chrystanthemum) and a Bird, lower outer cover also decorated but faded. Exterior size 190x120x50 mm. Original Harmonica with together 44 original coloured photographs (recte 22; verso 22), mounted on thin cardboard, of which 6 captioned in english in lower corner of photograph, with tissue guards preserved. 23 photographs featuring japanese women and girls in traditional komonos, 20 photographs of sceneries: some landscapes, others coastal views (Bays), e.g. Suspension bridge near Fujikawa; Takabuko (Pappenberg, Nagasaki); Mukojima, Tokyo; Ikegami Pagoda; Lady writing letter.. A nice collection of original color photographs, partly finished by hand in color. Well preserved set, complete. (some photos a bit faded, corners of covers a bit damaged, decoration to lower outer panel faded with some scratching, some unobtrusive scratching to front outer panel).

Keywords: japan photography women female temples shirnes landscape sceneries bay bridge kimono tradition dress photography photographs far east asia

Price: EUR 850.00 = appr. US$ 923.82 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 51123