Old Asia Photography

Photographs for sale

Sutton, Frederick
very good condition; The Daily Japan Herald reported on May 16th, 1867: 'Captain Sutton of H.M. surveying ship "Serpent" had the honour of a sitting from the Tycoon, and has taken a capital likeness of him. It is small, for unfortunately the boat in which the larger lenses and some of the chemicals ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: card size 105 x 62mm
Year: 1867
Ref: 01091
Price: US$2000
Beato, Felix
This is a photograph, thought to have been taken by Beato, of a painting by the French artist, Rousseau. It depicts British and French warships bombarding the town of Shimonoseki in 1864. The print is in excellent condition.
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 205 x 273mm
Year: 1864
Ref: 01052
Price: US$750
Beato, Felix
rich, dark print in fine condition; mounted on contemporary blue board
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Contemporary mount
Dimensions: 230 x 283mm
Year: c.1860s
Ref: 01025
Price: US$4500
Beato, Felix
excellent condition
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 234 x 285mm
Year: c.1860s
Ref: 01022
Price: US$1500
Clark, D.R.
CLARK, Daniel R. (1831 - 1895) was an American commercial photographer who photographed in Shanghai in 1874 or 1875 on his way back to America after photographing the Transit of Venus in December 1874 at Vladivostok. His Shanghai photographs were published in a stereoview series titled Asiatic and T ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo
Mount: Original printed mount
Dimensions: 100 x 178mm
Year: 1874
Ref: 01183
Price: US$1000
Rossier, Pierre
This stereoview is from the famous Negretti & Zambra series 'Views in China' and was photographed by Pierre Rossier. The importance of this series is that it represents the first commercially published photographs of China. This view shows the initials 'NZ' scratched into the negativ ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo
Mount: Original printed mount
Dimensions: 84 x 174mm
Year: 1858
Ref: 01180
Price: US$1500
Beato, Felix
good condition although slightly pale (reflected in price);some marks as shown are defects in the negative; faint, barely noticeable crease across middle of print otherwise nice clean Felix Beato studio example; contemporary card mount 335x262mm
Medium: Albumen print, tinted
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 250x202mm
Year: c.1870
Ref: 00513
Price: US$800
Unknown
excellent condition vintage photograph apart from minor creases and small brown spot on neck as shown in scan; originally appeared in 'the Far East' magazine entitled: From Among The Cherry Blossoms. A particularly striking, if not haunting image.
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 190x135
Year: c.1875
Ref: 00526
Price: US$500
Child, Thomas
Extremely rare vintage photograph signed by the photographer in the negative. The print is in excellent condition although slightly pale; the only other copy we have seen of this print also exhibited the same lack of contrast. Thomas Child (1841-98)was an engineer emp ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Contemporary mount
Dimensions: 208 x 151mm
Year: 1880s
Ref: 00593
Price: US$3000
Parker, Charles
Charles Parker (after Charles Wirgman), c.1863-67, vintage photograph, in very good condition, signed by Wirgman in the negative. On 6 August 1863, Wirgman accompanied the British squadron on its punitive expedition to Kagoshima, which was in retaliation for the murder of the British merchant, Charl ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 164 x 275mm
Year: c.1863-67
Ref: 00233
Price: US$900
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