CDV of brothers Shimazu Hisaharu & Shimazu Tadakata taken by Uchida Kuichi in Yokohama
[Japan]. Shimazu Hisaharu (1841-1872) and his brother Shimazu Tadakata (1845-1915). Hisaharu died suddenly of illness at 32 years old according to his family record, but in a letter from Saigo Takamori to Okubo Toshimichi, his cause of death is clearly described as, 'suicide by pistol.'
Yokohama. Uchida Kuichi. c1869.
9.0 x 5.5cm.
In very good condition. A little faded and some minor age wear only. Inscribed on rear.