[Basket And Broom Sellers, Japan]. Attrib. Felice Beato, British.
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[Basket And Broom Sellers, Japan]

c1870s. Hand-coloured albumen paper photograph, 20.6 x 27cm. Minor crinkles overall.

Most of the wares displayed are likely to be made of bamboo. A related image appears in Ohara (ed.), Japan 100 Years Ago: Peabody Museum of Salem, E.S. Morse Collection/Photography, Shogakukan, Japan, 1983, p127.

Italian-born Felice Beato was a British photographer who was one of the first to take photographs in East Asia and one of the first war photographers (Indian Rebellion of 1857 and the Second Opium War). In Japan, Beato taught and worked with numerous other photographers and artists who were greatly influenced by him. Ref: Getty, Wiki.

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Item #CL173-60

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  other currencies

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