print, corner-mounted on contemporary paper mount, some minor handling and scuff marks, otherwise very good condition, very rare artistic image selected for, illustrated and identified in the 1925 'The
Asahigraph Special Photographic Centenary Number'. Arguably Japan's fines ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print, tinted Mount: Contemporary mount Dimensions: 200 x 260mm
Excellent condition apart from some light browning on mount and print. Important and rare print from the 1871 series taken in the grounds of Edo Castle.
Shimooka took some 145 photographs at this time. He failed to get permision
from the authorities to offer them on the general market and therefo ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print Mount: Original printed mount Dimensions: 182 x 237mm
Some handling and surface scuff marks, otherwise very good condition.The same subject is shown in a photograph in the Tropenmuseum, Netherlands, ref: TM-60001380 under the title "Groepsfoto van Siamesen". See item 01516. The man shown is presumably the husband of the subject here. Both are include ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print Mount: Old mount Dimensions: 273 x 215mm
Some minor handling and scuff marks, otherwise excellent condition. The same subject is shown in a photograph in the Tropenmuseum, Netherlands, ref: TM-60001380 under the title "Groepsfoto van Siamesen". See item 01517. The woman shown is presumably the wife of the subject here. Both are included i ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print Mount: Unmounted Dimensions: 262 x 204mm
Rare portrait of Kato who was the 13th and last Daimyo of Ōzu (Iyo) Domain on the island of Shikuoko. The second son of Kato Yasumoto, Yasuaki succeeded his elder brother Yasutomi upon the latter's death in 1864. Ōzu Domain and the other han or fiefs were abolished in 1871.
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite Mount: Original mount Dimensions: 106 x 61mm