Early, large format photo of Koraibashi, Osaka Early, umounted photo
[Japan] Very nice, uncoloured albumen photo showing Koraibashi (Korea Bridge) in Osaka. The iron bridge, also called Kurogane (Black iron) Bridge, in this photo was built in 1870 and replaced the previous wooden bridge. It was designed by Motoki Shozo (1824-75).
Photographer unknown. c1875.
27 x 18.5cm.
Unmounted. In very good condition with only minor wear and a couple of tiny chips at left edge.