1884. Item #85927
[PHOTO ALBUM - JAPAN]. 25 OUTDOOR SCENES AND STUDIO POSED PHOTOS. Small late 19th century oblong 12 x 18.3 cm album of albumen photos of landscape and city scenes, genre shots of trades and customs in the studio, each about 9.5 x 13.5 cm image size. Brocade covered boards. The images are skillfully handcolored with very little fading. The covers have a bit of rubbing and the condition overall is very good. With the inscription of Capt. John C. Cooper from 1884 and hence a bit earlier than most albums one sees and certainly more interesting.