Japanese Woodblock Children's Primer and Hand-Colored Albumen Photo Album
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
Untitled (female figures, genre scenes, cityscapes), late 19th century
Twenty-six hand-colored albumen photographs mounted in lacquered wood album
- 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.
- measures photograph album.