Sale 2548 | Lot 2v
2 •(JAPAN--TOKYO, KYOTO, ET ALIA)
A beautiful album with approximately 50 hand-colored photographs of landscapes, temples, gardens, and city scenes.
Including elegant photographs from various Japanese cities, depicting beautiful garden scenes, peaceful tableaux of leisure activities, and a photograph of Mount Fuji. Hand-colored albumen prints, the images measuring approximately 8¼x10½ inches (21x26.7 cm.), and the reverse, some with letterpress captions affixed to the image and/or captions in the negatives; all separated by original tissue guards. Oblong 4to, black lacquer with depictions of Mount Fuji, cherry blossoms, and male and female figures in gilt highlights and stunning ivory inlay, chipping in lower right corner; leather backstrip; all edges gilt. 1890s