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Japanese Woodblock Children's Primer and Hand-Colored Albumen Photo Album

Item Details

Artist unknown
Japanese language primer of children’s games (育教幼稚戯之固), 1896 (Meiji 29)
Eight-page album of woodblocks
Signed illegibly in block to the lower corner of two pages

Artist unknown
Untitled (female figures, genre scenes, cityscapes), late 19th century
Twenty-six hand-colored albumen photographs mounted in lacquered wood album
Unsigned

Condition

- fading and discoloration to photographs; minor bleeding to inks of some woodblocks; photographs and woodblocks drymounted onto backing pages; foxing and toning to backing pages; minor tears to accordion folds of both album and book; abrasions and wear to cover and binding of album and book.

Dimensions

7.75" W x 6.0" H x 1.0" D

- measures photograph album.

Item #

ITMG814435

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