Posted on Thursday November 17, 2016

Updated on Thursday September 14, 2017

Early photographs of Japan

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Nearly 200 black-and-white and hand-colored photographs of Japan from the 19th century. A collection of travel photography that presents typical costumes, architectural monuments, landscapes, religious and cultural traditions of the land of the rising sun. Discover 19th century Japan – temples, tea-houses, portraits of gueishas and more – through the lenses of a world traveler.

Provided by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg