Large Format Photo of Tattooed Postman Hand coloured album photo
[Japan] Impressive, hand-coloured albumen photo of a messenger with a full torso tattoo. Labelled '88 POST RUNNER' in negative at lower right, which matches the numbering system of Kusakabe Kimbei.
Kusakabe Kimbei. c1890.26.6 x 20.3cm. Mounted on card. In very good condition with only some minor marks. The slightly lighter areas appear to be in the negative. p34011111