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