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ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS IN FINE LACQUER BINDING. [1890S]
Oblong folio (350 x 265mm.), 58 hand-tinted albumen prints (approximately from 88 x 131mm., to 200 x 256mm., or the reverse), mounted on thick card, recto only, card on guards, contemporary black morocco-backed lacquered covers, upper cover with stylised view of Mount Fuiji and three Japanese cranes, lower cover with bird and flowers, gilt edges, housed in folding cloth box
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A fine collection of portraits and landscapes with neat hand-colouring.

See: Bennett, Terry. Old Japanese Photographs, 2006, pp.157-160

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