Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 256

Price Realized: $ 4,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
Album with 40 professional photographs taken throughout Hong Kong, Canton, Chemulpo, Seoul, and Hakone.
Including a large 3-part panorama of Wou-Tcheou-Fou by Lai Afong, alongside 10 other large-format views of China, such as a bustling scene of the Queen's Road and an image of the Hall of 500 Genii; 22 varied photographs of Korea, including accomplished studio portraits, striking landscapes, and an outdoor portrait of the King of Korea; and 7 hand-tinted Japanese scenes in and around Hakone. Albumen (33) and printing-out paper (7) prints, the images measuring 3 5/8x2 1/4 to 8x33 inches (20.3x83.8 cm.), mounted recto/verso to heavy pages, each with captions beneath, in ink, and a few with captions in the negative. 1880s

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