Feb 10, 2022 - Sale 2594

Sale 2594 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
An elegant Japanese album with 50 hand-colored photographs depicting cities, temples, landscapes, and gardens.

Including beautiful scenery from Tokyo, Yokohama, Nikko, and Kyoto; images of temples, hot springs, Mount Fuji, and other landscapes; and occupationals featuring the labors related to tea, silk, and rice. Hand-colored albumen prints, the images measuring approximately 8x10 1/4 inches (20.3x26 cm.), and the reverse, two with small typed caption labels and the rest with the captions in the negative. Oblong 4to, with a decorative red lacquer front cover with a bird motif; refurbished leather backstrip; with Kimbei's stamp on the front pastedown; also with the original owner's dated inscription, in ink, on the front pastedown; all edges gilt. 1894