Characteristic Japan. Views and Characters in the Land of the Rising Sun. KOZABURO TAMAMURA, PHOTOGRAPHER.

Characteristic Japan. Views and Characters in the Land of the Rising Sun.

Publisher: Kobe, Japan: Published by Tamamura, Photographer, [1898].
Bibliographical References: OCLC records one copy (Joslyn Art Museum).
Condition: Silk on the boards a little worn; images and title page in fine condition; very good copy.
Book ID: 24007

Description

Oblong folio album (19 x 42 cm), original decorated silk padded boards, silk ties, a.e.g. Title page printed on charcoal paper with decorated borders and text in silver, followed by 24 hand colored collotype photographic prints on cream paper, with tissue guards.

Comments

¶ One of several similar albums produced by the studio of Kozaburo Tamamura (1856-1923?), who was one of the originators in Japan of photographic albums of this kind for tourists. The subject of these photographs are Kyoto, Osaka, Shikoku, with scenes of temples, pagodas, rivers, lakes and Fujiyama, etc., with captions in English.

Price: $2,000.00