Japanese photographic albums

Title

Japanese photographic albums

Identifier

http://hdl.handle.net/1959.1/526002

Date

1890

Description

Japanese AlbumA selection of hand-tinted albumen photographs produced for the tourist trade in Japan in the late 19th century. These photographs are taken from four bound albums with lacquered covers featuring individual designs. The images show Japanese scenic views, gardens, traditions and everyday life, including ceremonies, priests, samurais, actors, people of various professions, unnamed persons, dancers, rituals like hara-kiri and examples of costumes.

There are four albums in the collection, given titles based on their cover illustrations:



Items in the Japanese photographic albums

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Women looking out from balcony
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Coolies wayside refreshments
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Coolies gambling outside
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Fencing
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Wrestlers
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Mosquito net
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Woman with pipe
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Jinrikishia
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Kago travelling chair
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Curio
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Umbrella maker
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Basket seller
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Street amazake seller, a kind or drink made of fermented rice
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Blind shampooer
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Man smoking a cigar
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Playing samisen tsudzumi & taiko
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Dancing party
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Playing samisen tsudzumi fuye & taiko
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Afternoon lunchchon
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Girl in winter costume
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Carrying baby
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Reading letter
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Writing letters
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Harakiri
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Harakiri
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Dancing party
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Dancing party
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Girls' new year games
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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New years ceremony
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…

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Woman standing (identity unknown)
Hand-tinted photograph from a lacquered album produced for the tourist trade in Japan. Albums contain a selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies,…