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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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