Stereoview Photo of Japanese and British Officials by Pierre Rossier One of the earliest photos ever taken in Japan
[Japan] This stereoview is one of the earliest photos ever taken in Japan. Swiss photographer Rossier (1829-86) came to Japan in 1859 and took the first commercial photos there. This stereoview photo is captioned on the rear, 'Views in Japan. 60. Jeda. Group of Japanese Officers, with Messrs. MacDonald, Gower and Fletcher, attaches to the British legation, at Jeda' [Edo] [Tokyo].
Pierre Rossier. 1859.
Mount 17.3 x 8.4cm.
In very good condition. Minor staining at corners and on rear. Otherwise very good. p34071227