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Medium format photo of Boy and Kite

Hand-coloured albumen print

Medium format photo of Boy and Kite Hand-coloured albumen print
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Medium format photo of Boy and Kite Hand-coloured albumen print

[Japan] Scarce image of a young boy, wearing a happi and holding the strings of a large, traditional, painted, Japanese paper kite. At his feet is a long ball of string that is connected to the kite. Early photos of such Japanese kites seldom appear these days.

 

Photographer unknown. c1890.

 

Photo itself 13.8 x 9.3cm.

 

In very good condition with minor age wear and a few marks. Mounted on card and has been removed from an album. nb36060002

Medium format photo of Boy and Kite

Price: ¥66,000




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