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 [CHANG, THE GIANT (CHANG WOO GOW)].,  [Carte de visite photo of the Chinese Giant in Bournemouth] ca 1875.
[CHANG, THE GIANT (CHANG WOO GOW)].
[Carte de visite photo of the Chinese Giant in Bournemouth] ca 1875.
. Original photograph of Chang, the Giant. Size: 6,4 x 10,8 cm. He is dressed in a Chinese traditional costume, most likely his performace outfit. Chang Woo Gow was born in Fuzhou (Canton) in the 1840's. He was well educated and travelled around the world performing as "Chang the Chinese Giant". His height was claimed to be over 2,4 meter!. In 1878 he retired from stage and settled in Bournemouth, where he operated a Chinese teahouse and a curio store.
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Book number: 100762
€  360.00 [Appr.: US$ 407.56 | £UK 306 | JP¥ 46113]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, china, chinese, kina, chine, asia , asie, asiatic, asien, travel, exploration, photograph, photo, portrait

 
OGAWA, KAZUMASA (PHOTOGR. & EDITOR) / [SHIGENOBU, OKUMA]:
A Model Japanese Villa. Tokyo, Ogawa Kazumasa, 1899.
. Oblong folio. (39.2 x 29 cm). Title in English, colophon in Japanese and 15 plates with 19 hand-coloured collotype photos. All protected by tissue guards with English printed captions. Original decorated crêpe paper binding, cotton ties, some minor dust-staining. (Small paper loss to title label on front cover). First edition. Beautiful photos of an elegant Japanese country villa which used to belong to Okuma Shigenobu, Prime Minister of Japan (1898 and 1914-6) and the founder of Waseda University. Includes images of the exterior, the inside formal rooms and of the lovely landscaped garden. Okuma Shigenobu loved growing flowers which explains the many photos of chrysanthemums in beds and pots. Kazumasa Ogawa, renowned Japanese photographer opened the first photographic studio in Tokyo in 1882. He published this type of collotype album to promote Japanese culture to westerners at the end of the 19th century. This is a very fine example of Ogawa's expertise as a photographer and printer.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 120972
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1698.19 | £UK 1275 | JP¥ 192136]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, japan, japanese, japon, photograph, photos, photo, architecture, villa, exploration, travel,

 
STROEMHOLM (STRÖMHOLM), CHRISTER (PHOTOGRAPHER).
[MAGAZINE]. Japan. ETC. Stockholm, Förlag AB Radikal, 1981.
. Small folio. Pp. 128. With text in Swedish. Comprises several articles about Japan with many illustrations including photographs by Strömholm. ETC is a Swedish radical magazine published since 1976.
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Book number: 99490
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 226.42 | £UK 170 | JP¥ 25618]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, photographs, photos, photo, photograph, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, exploration, travel, illustration, illustrations

 [PHOTOALBUM - JAPAN]. TAMAMURA, KOZABURO & KIMBEI, KUSAKABE, etc.:, [A Japanese lacquer album with 50 hand coloured photographs. Ca 1880's].
[PHOTOALBUM - JAPAN]. TAMAMURA, KOZABURO & KIMBEI, KUSAKABE, etc.:
[A Japanese lacquer album with 50 hand coloured photographs. Ca 1880's].
. A charming small Japanese album (18 x 13,5 cm) with fifty hand-coloured albumen photos protected with tissue guards, pasted on thick cardboard. The leaves are double folded. Original lacquered boards with gilt decorations on both covers. The album comprises photos with twenty-five scenic views from different parts of Japan: Yokohama, Nikko, Hakone, Kamakura and Tokyo. Many of the photos have printed captions. The verso contains twenty-five photographs of people, many of women, several are portraits taken in a studio, others depict scenes from everyday life. None of these photos have any captions. Some with foxing to the card board but all the photos are in good condition. This type of souvenir albums begun to appear in the second half of the 19th century in Japan. At first most of the photo studios were based in Yokohama but after the 1880s several ateliers opened in Tokyo, Kobe and Nagasaki. See Terry Bennett, Old Japanese Photographs, London, Quaritch 2006.
Charlotte Du Rietz Rare BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 100678
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1698.19 | £UK 1275 | JP¥ 192136]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, japn, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, photo, photos, photograph, travel, exploration

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