CDV of Japanese Acrobats taken in London
Early photo of a young Japanese lady playing shamisen and a young boy sitting behind a portable, lacquered stand that possibly holds a small drum. Probably part of Matsui Gensui's troupe of 12 who performed in London for the British royal family on April 15, 1867 at Windsor Castle.
London. The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company. c1867.
8.9 x 5.9cm.
In very good condition with some very small, black marks. The initials 'P.G.' are written on the reverse which may have been the photographer's.