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Catalogue of Photographs, Stereopticons, Magic Lanterns and Slides

Matsuchi Nakajima Studio

Catalogue of Photographs, Stereopticons, Magic Lanterns and Slides Matsuchi Nakajima Studio

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[6],77,[1], 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

 

Catalogue of Photographs, Stereopticons, Magic Lanterns and Slides
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