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Large format photo of Tayu (High Ranking Oiran)

Uncoloured albumen photo

Large format photo of Tayu (High Ranking Oiran) Uncoloured albumen photo
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Large format photo of Tayu (High Ranking Oiran) Uncoloured albumen photo

[Japan] Lovely, uncoloured albumen photo showing a 'tayu', the highest class of courtesan (oiran). The sign on the right reads, 'Tayu procession'. Titled in the negative at lower right, '236 TAYU AND FROWERCAR [FLOWER CAR] ON ROAD.'

 

Photographer unknown. c1890.

 

27.1 x 21.1cm.

 

In very good condition. Slight loss of contrast but still very good. Unmounted.

 

p32100671

Large format photo of Tayu (High Ranking Oiran)

Price: ¥88,000




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