Item #CL173-64 [Three Workers Husking Rice, Japan]
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[Three Workers Husking Rice, Japan]

c1880s. Hand-coloured albumen paper photograph, numbered “3329” in Japanese in negative lower right, 21.1 x 27.3cm. Creases to upper left and right corners, slight surface loss to lower right corner, chips and fading to edges of image.

Depicts a machine with a fan inside it, for separating the chaff from the husked rice. A related image appears in Ohara (ed.), Japan 100 Years Ago: Peabody Museum of Salem, Tokyo, 1983, p94.

Item #CL173-64

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  other currencies

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