Lot 664: Japan



2015-10-06 14:52:49

Lot 664: Japan. A group of 4 photograph albums compiled by H.A. Scott [Canadian trade commissioner], circa 1911-18, mostly relating to life in Yokohama including scenes of the typhoon damage from 1911, street scenes, processions, village life, masonic meetings, cricket and hockey, one album also including scenes in Europe at the end of the war with visits to war graves in northern France, etc., a total of over 800 black and white photographs, mostly postcard-size and smaller format snapshots but also including some posed group photographs by J. Fukazawa, some larger posed group portraits by J. Fukazawa, partly chronological but slightly erratic and sporadically captioned to mounts, contained in four uniform contemporary cloth albums, two spine ties broken and contents partly loose, some edge wear, oblong folio (4) Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015 Thursday, 15th October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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