Rare portrait of a young Japanese boy made during the Meiji Period--a time of large-scale societal transition and reform. Boy poses with a small foot of the photographer's stand visible behind him. On the table is a book and bonsai. A fine, full-length portrait in traditional Japanese garb. Good condition. Case lid missing.
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Medium Ambrotype in Original Kiri Wood Case
Photo Date ca. 1875 Print Date ca. 1875
Dimensions 3.75 x 3 in. (95 x 76 mm)
Photo Country Japan
Photographer Country Japan
Charles Schwartz Ltd.