Photograph album with lacquered cover containing 48 coloured photographs of Japan mounted on 24 leaves. Includes photographs of Shinto and Buddhist temples, landscapes, street scenes, and portraits of individuals and groups. Named photographs include Asakusa temple; a street scene in Takashima-Cho, Shiga; a Shinto temple in Kamakura, Kanto. The subject of portraits include: Geishas, sumo wrestlers, working individuals, and a tattooed figure.
Photograph Album of Scenes and Portraits from Japan
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 48095
- Dates of Creationlate 19th century
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 album (48 photographs)
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Donated to SOAS Library in December 1945.
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