Item #CL173-62 [Yokohama Fire Brigade, Japan]
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[Yokohama Fire Brigade, Japan]

c1880. Hand-coloured albumen paper photograph, 20.6 x 26.1cm. Creases to upper and lower left corners of image.

Signs on display include the English acronym “YFB” and “6” in Japanese. The firemen’s uniforms bear “16th” in Japanese. Illustrated in Ohara (ed.), Japan 100 Years Ago: Peabody Museum of Salem, Tokyo, 1983, p140. A related image appears in Winkel, Souvenirs from Japan, 1991, p88.

Item #CL173-62

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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