Old Asia Photography

Photographs for sale

Uchida Kuichi
​Photograph with fine hand-colouring, tiny 0.5cm top-left corner loss as shown, minor browning, otherwise sharp clear print in excellent condition. 
Medium: Albumen print, tinted
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 204 x 263mm
Year: 1870s
Ref: 01522
Price: US$1500
Uchida Kuichi
​Hand-coloured albumen 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
Year: 1873
Ref: 01521
Price: US$2500
Shimooka Renjo
​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
Year: 1870s
Ref: 01520
Price: US$6000
Unknown Photographer
​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
Year: c.1875
Ref: 01517
Price: US$1500
Unknown Photographer
​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
Year: c.1875
Ref: 01516
Price: US$2000
Shimooka Renjo
​Nice image in very good condition. Original hand-tinting. Shimooka studio carpet.
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 62 x 106mm (mount)
Year: c.1868
Ref: 01515
Price: US$750
Shimooka Renjo
​Rich tones and fine example of Shimooka's work. Shows trademark studio carpet.
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 107 x 62mm (mount)
Year: c.1868
Ref: 01514
Price: US$1000
Shimooka Renjo
​Good condition. Illustrated in Ishiguro. Renjo Shimooka (1999, p.160)
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 62 x 105mm (mount)
Year: c.1870
Ref: 01513
Price: US$350
Unknown Photographer
​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
Year: c.1870
Ref: 01512
Price: US$500
Shimooka Renjo
​Excellent condition. Shows trademark Shimooka studio carpet. 
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 62 x 104mm (card size)
Year: c.1868
Ref: 01510
Price: US$750
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