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Large format photo of Man with Full Body Tattoo

probably taken by Kusakabe Kimbei

Large format photo of Man with Full Body Tattoo probably taken by Kusakabe Kimbei
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Large format photo of Man with Full Body Tattoo probably taken by Kusakabe Kimbei

[Japan] Scarce, uncoloured albumen photo of a tattooed man who was probably a 'betto' or groom who took care of horses. Number matches a Kimbei photo titled, 'Japanese tattoo' though this one just says 'tattoo'. Titled in negative at left of man, '228. TATTOO.'

 

Probably Kusakabe Kimbei. c1890.

 

20.4 x 27cm.

 

In good condition. Has an old repaired tear at center right. Minor wear and a few tiny chips at edges. Unmounted. p33050953

Large format photo of Man with Full Body Tattoo

Price: ¥99,000




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