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Large format photo of a Blind Masseur and Client

Hand-coloured albumen photo

Large format photo of a Blind Masseur and Client Hand-coloured albumen photo

Large format photo of a Blind Masseur and Client Hand-coloured albumen photo

[Japan] Interesting photo of a blind masseur, or 'amma', massaging the shoulders of a female client. Titled in negative at lower right, 'B1022 BLIND SHAMPOORER' [sic]. These masseurs also did head massages with aromatic oils, hence the shampooer name. Possibly by Farsari or Kajima Seibei, but this is as yet unknown.

 

Photographer unknown. c1895.

 

25.5 x 19.6cm.

 

In very good condition. A few minor marks on mount. Otherwise very good.

 

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Large format photo of a Blind Masseur and Client

Price: ¥66,000




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