About This Image

Caption printed on mount, below image. Another print of Kiga Hot Springs is attached to reverse of this mount.

Tamamura was born in 1856. His family had served in the Rinnoji branch of Hoshino as the head priests for the imperial family since 1654. In 1867 he apprenticed under Kanemaru Genzo, and in 1874 opened his first studio. He had a successful career selling albums for export and cabinet cards. He did commissioned projects for a Japanese tea company, and illustrating Captain Francis Brinkley's book series, "Japan: Described and Illustrated by the Japanese". Portraits in Sepia, p. 277.

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Ashinoyu Sulphur Baths, Japan
Anonymous (possibly Tamamura) Ashinoyu Sulphur Baths, Japan

Price $200

Main Image

Ref.# 8499

Medium Albumen Print, Hand-Colored

Mount 10 x 12 inches

Photo Date mid 1870s  Print Date mid 1870s

Dimensions 8 x 10.25 in. (203 x 260 mm)

Photo Country Japan

Photographer Country Japan


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