Beauties of Kyoto Photo Book Photo book by Ogawa Kazumasa
[Japan] Scarce book with 36 collotype photos plus 1 foldout of Kyoto geisha. There are four images of tayu (the highest class of oiran) at the end of the book. Each lady is named in Japanese and English so this book was clearly not only aimed at the Japanese market. Printed by Ogawa Shashin Seihanjo Shiten in Tokyo.
Kyoto. Sawada Jisuke (editor and publisher). 1895.
pp. 1 fold-out page with 3 images, 18 single sided pages, . 12.5 x 18.5cm.
In good condition. Some wear and creasing to covers. Some thumbing to lower corners. Minor marks and wear. b33091039