“The Bund”, Kobe, Japan
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“The Bund”, Kobe, Japan

c1880s. Albumen paper photograph, annotated “A 215” and captioned in negative lower left, titled in pencil verso, 20.6 x 26.5cm. Foxing overall, slight creases, missing portions, stains and repaired tears to edges.

Caption reads “Bund of Settlede [sic] at Kobe.” A British flag is shown flying on a flag pole on the main street. Kobe was a large port town with an European-style settlement and commercial area designed by British civil engineer John William Hart. A related image appears in Ohara (ed.), Japan 100 Years Ago: Peabody Museum of Salem, Tokyo, 1983, p59.

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Item #CL173-71

Price (AUD): $880.00  Other currencies

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