Inscription on case explains that these boys were employed by a firm or shop called Kondo-ho, and gives location, date and photographer information.
Names of boys noted: top row from left:
Manshichi, age 20; Kamekichi, age 18; Tsunekichi, age 17
Bottom row from left:
Unosuke, age 17; Gonkichi, age 15; Sejiro, age 17.
In original Kirri wood case.
Kodera had two studios in Tokyo: Shimabara-yukaku and Kitano Jinja. Portraits in Sepia, p. 246.
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Medium Ambrotype, 1/4 plate
Photo Date June 12, 1893 Print Date ca. 1893
Photo Country Japan
Photographer Country Japan
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