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Asian Art Auction

Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 361

Japanese Tourist Photo Album

Estimate: $300 - $500

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Late 19th/early 20th century, 26 photos comprising: five black and white and 21 hand tinted albumen prints, heavy cardstock pages, tissue guards, mounted on both sides, 11 numbered and with character marks in the negative, photo marked "Daibutz-Bell" in negative by Raimund von Stillfried-Ratenicz and others, featuring prints of U.S. Navy, Yokohama, Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Daibutz, and Nagasaki, later cloth covering, lacking cover, 10-5/8 x 13-3/4 in.

Provenance: Estate of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent in family

Note: In 1956, the children of Hortense Huntsberry Loeb, donated a group of items to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. To view this collection of Chinese Art, please visit:


prints laid on card stock, toning, foxing to prints and mats, tissue guards wrinkled, torn, creased, some prints wavy, not bound, wear to back cloth covering

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