Cabinet Card Photo of Baron Paul de Groote Taken by Adolfo Farsari, Yokohama
[Japan] Paul de Groote was the secretary of Belgian ambassador, Georges Neyt, who was appointed around 1885 to head the Belgian legation in Yokohama. Neyt left Japan around July 1891 and left Paul de Groote in charge for about two years. Paul was the son of Charles de Groote, who had been Minister Resident for Japan from 1873 till about 1879 and again in 1882. Charles died suddenly at his residence on the Bluff in 1884.
Yokohama. A[dolfo] Farsari & Co. c1890.
16.5 x 10.5cm.
In good to very good condition. Some age wear and a few marks. Signed at lower right, 'Paul' and inscribed on rear, 'Baron de Groote, P.A. au Japon, en 1890'. p32120792