Large format photo of the City of Tokio [Tokyo] Scarce image
[Japan] Very unusual, beautifully composed, hand-coloured albumen photo showing an unidentified area of Tokyo next to a river. A fire ladder can be seen in the centre and the whole scene is reflected on the water. Titled, 'No.136. CITY OF TOKIO' at lower right in negative and numbered '136' at lower left in negative.
Photographer unknown. 26 x 20.5cm.
In very good condition. Mounted on card. What first look like scratches on the photo in the water may actually have been made in the negative to show debris floating in the water. Photo of temple and monk on rear side. p33020842