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Tibet and elsewhere
ALBUM OF 110 PHOTOGRAPHS SHOWING TIBET, JAPAN, INDIA, VIETNAM AND BURMA. [C.1900]
Folio (337 x 270mm.), 110 photographs (from 68 x 58mm. to 186 x 214mm., or the reverse), mounted on thick card, recto only, most Japanese photographs hand-coloured, some portraiture with the background cut away, the album also includes 2 colour prints and 2 gouache paintings on pith paper, 12 photographs and one postcard loosely inserted, contemporary green pebbled boards, occasional fading or loss to edges, minor wear to binding
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Provenance

"Album de provenance de la Famille du Comte du Broc", pencil note on front paste-down

Catalogue Note

The album includes: Japan (68), Vietnam (29), Burma (4), India (4), Tibet (3), unidentified (2); the loose photographs show: Burma (5), Japan (2), China (1), Vietnam (1), unidentified (3). The album was likely compiled by a French missionary.

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