"Rickshaw Album" : Japanese lacquer-bound photographic album


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"Rickshaw Album" : Japanese lacquer-bound photographic album

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Description

A selection of commercial photographs, showing Japanese scenic views, gardens, costumes, traditions and everyday life. Includes ceremonies, priests, samurais, actors, people of various professions, unnamed persons, dancers, rituals like hara-kiri, and examples of costumes.

Referred to as the "Rickshaw album" due to the cover's inlay design featuring a rickshaw.

Source

Digitial reproduction of 'Japanese lacquer-bound photographic album' held by Monash University Library Rare Books Collection. Digitised by Monash University Library in 2012. Find this item in the Library catalogue.

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1 bound album : col., 39 x 30.5 cm

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No known copyright

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https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Japanese-Albums/jp-01-000.pdf

Citation

Kusakabe Kimbei, “"Rickshaw Album" : Japanese lacquer-bound photographic album,” Monash Collections Online, accessed October 30, 2020, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/15763