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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
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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: ¥77,000




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