Burton, William K. Ref: 01124
Photograph by Professor William Kinninmond Burton (1856�99)one of the most technically competent photographers to have visited Japan. Prior to arriving in 1887, his book, Burton�s Modern Photography (1885) had just gone through its seventh edition. A few years later, in 1892, another of his books, ... <more>
Ogawa Sashichi Ref: 01125
The photograph has Ogawa Sashichi's studio address printed on the reverse. Ogawa Sashichi was a Yokohama-based photographer who was married to Kusakabe Kimbei�s daughter Matsu, and was expected to succeed Kusakabe whose own son had shown no interest in the business. It was thought that Ogawa set up ... <more>
Beato, Felix Ref: 01126
Exceptionally rare view of the newly-opened racecourse and grandstand. Opened in 1866, this is the earliest view we have seen of this venue. Captioned in pencil on the reverse: 'View on the New Road, shewing the Race Course & Grand Stand.' Important historical photograph.