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Medium format photo of Four Sumo Wresters and Referee

Very scarce, early photo

Medium format photo of Four Sumo Wresters and Referee Very scarce, early photo

Medium format photo of Four Sumo Wresters and Referee Very scarce, early photo

[Japan] Rare, hand-coloured albumen photo showing four sumo wrestlers (rikishi) and a referee (gyoji). Possibly taken by Kanamaru Genzo as it was from an album that contained a photo of a young girl known to be in other Kanamaru photos.

 

Photographer unknown (tentatively attributed to Kanamaru Genzo). c1875.

 

13.7 x 9.0cm.

 

In very good condition. Mounted on card. Only a hint of age wear. p32100703

Medium format photo of Four Sumo Wresters and Referee

Price: ¥66,000




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