Anonymous Early Portrait of a Family in Outdoor Studio

Price $1,500

Ref.# 9120

Medium Ambrotype in original Kiri-wood case. 1/4 plate

Photo Date 1860s  Print Date 1860s

Photo Country Japan

Photographer Country Japan

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A traditionally dressed, older family sit outdoors on a platform. Behind them, a Chinese calligraphy wall-hanging is displayed, possibly a rubbing. The two men have "chomage" - topknots, which suggests that they are Samurai. The elder man has a sword, which suggests that this was a merchant family, as merchants were allowed to carry weapons.

Case lid missing.

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