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[Photograph Album of Japanese Domestic and Cultural Life]

[Japan]

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np [Japan?]: nd [ca. 1935]. Oblong 4to. double string-tied commercial album, silk brocade bound, 9" x 12". Containing 60 4.5" x 6" silver gelatin prints mounted to heavy gilt-edges card-stock, one to a page both recto and verso. Printed captions in English additionally mounted below each photo. Near fine or better with only touches of wear to extremities. Quite well-preserved. (Item ID: 13899)

A handsome and rather lavish production by an unknown (but likely professional) photographer, possibly as presentation for special occasion or visit from foreign dignitary/delegation. Undated, but clearly pre-war, and based on internal evidence ca. 1935-1940. A broad range of scenes from Japanese domestic and cultural life are included: cormorant fishing, the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Kabuki and Noh theater, Sumo and other sports (kendo, archery, battledore, shuttlecock), festivals, musicians, rice and tea harvesting, as well as scenes of shrines, temples, cherry blossoms, and gardens. More modern scenes include Tokyo street scenes, a Nikko cable car, and silk mill workers. An attractive and informative look at Japan in the years immediately preceding WWII.


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