Catalogue of Photographs, Stereopticons, Magic Lanterns and Slides Matsuchi Nakajima Studio
[Japan] Very scarce catalogue issued by Matsuchi Nakajima (1850-1938) listing over 1,000 titles of photos for sale. Apparently Nakajima's wife was an artist and also coloured lantern slides and photos. The booklet begins with a collotype of Nakajima's studio in Nihonbashi then price lists and the subsequent listings are divided into the following sections: Tokio (items 1-314), Yokohama (351-379), Kyoto (401-478), Osaka (501-543), Nara and Yamato (551-592), Nikko (601-692), Sagami and Izu (701-751), Tokaido (752-805), Hakone and Ise (811-833), Harima and Settsu (901-923), Bizen and Nagasaki (951-960), Aki, Tango and Oshu (971-1004), Omi, Sanuki and Suruga (1011-1027), Kozuke or Joshu and Musashi (1041-1058), Echizen, Echigo and Sado (1071-1098), Koshu (1111-1139), Shimosa (1141-1160), Miscellaneous (1171-1197), Customs (2001-2521), Flower and Fruit (2701-2742). An important, original reference book for the history of Japanese photography.
Tokyo. M. Nakajima, No.1 Gofukucho Nihonbashi. ND (c1900).
pp,77,, 12 single page photographic illustrations of slides. 15.2 x 11cm.
In very good condition. Minor wear and creasing to covers. Internally very good or better. b33040895