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Arlene Hall Collection - Catalogue
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This is the catalogue of the Arlene Hall Collection of Japanese Photography which was exhibited at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Taken entirely from the Arlene Hall Collection the exhibition ran from April 4 - June 7, 2009. More than 230 photographs from the early 1860s to the late 1890s are displayed. Artists include Felix Beato, Baron Stillfried, Kusakabe Kimbei, Esaki Reiji, Adolfo Farsari, Ogawa Kazumasa and many others. In its entirety, the Hall Collection consists of over 800 different images, making it one of the largest in the world. It was compiled over a forty-year period. The catalogue includes more than 100 coloured illustrations and also contains an essay by Terry Bennett titled: 'Japanese Photography From Daguerreotypes To Souvenir Albums.' 21.5 x 27cm, 144 pages, as new..more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #35
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Published in December 2010, this 51-page colour catalogue has a mixture of 30 old and new items. Highlights include an album of 122 photographs by the early pictorialist Walter J. Clutterbuck dated 1898; a classic Felix Beato album of 51 large-format photographs; two extremely rare small-format albums of photographs from the Yamamoto studio, each with printed studio labels; a very good album of uncloured large-format photographs by Usui Shusaburo; two 1863 panoramas of Yokohama by Felix Beato taken shortly after his arrival in Japan; a group of small-format photographs by Frederick Sutton and circle; a magnificent 1864 Felix Beato album of 20 photographs of the Shimonoseki Conflict, including panoramas and a rare 5-part portrait series of armoured samurai (see front cover as an example); 17 mammoth-plate photographs of Japan by Charles Weed, taken in 1867 - the largest-known group in private or institutional collections and of major historical importance..more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #34 (colour photocopies only)
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COMMEMORATING 150 YEARS OF JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY This is Old Japanís largest catalogue to date [90 pages in colour, 297x207mm] with an unprecedented offering of exceptionally rare and historically important items including: a Felix Beato album of 25 prints; previously unknown album of Matsuzaki Shinjiís photographs of Japanís 1877 Industrial Exhibition; important albums by Uchida Kuichi, Kusakabe Kimbei, Ogawa Kazumasa, Esaki Reiji, Kanamaru Genzo, Enami Nobukuni (attrib.), Suzuki Shinichi I and Stillfried & Andersen; unique album of more than 300 portraits of famous Meiji-era Japanese from royalty to artists; rare album of Japanís participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics; photographs of the 1871 Kobe typhoon, 1874 Nagasaki typhoon and 1891 earthquake; unique giant photographic Kusakabe display frame; important Nagasaki views by Ueno Hikoma; Charles Weed Nagasaki mammoth-plate view; 100 Japanese 1869 art photos by Wilhelm Burger; photographs of Julia Lowder (nťe Brown)- Japanís first female photographer; magnificent panoramas of Yokohama, Kobe and Hakodate by Kusakabe, Beato and Tamoto Kenzo; very rare views of 1871 Korea by Felix Beato; samurai portrait by Milton Miller; early attributed Charles Parker view of Kobe; group of Chinese views and portraits by William Saunders; rare and important stereoviews by Shimooka Renjo, John Wilson, Daniel Clark, Paul Champion, Wilhelm Burger, Pierre Rossier, Charles Weed, Peter Weil, E & H. T. Anthony, G. Riemer, Colonel Du Pin and Antoine Fauchery; rare stereos and cartes de visite of Japanese entertainers abroad including Tannaker Buhicrosan and Asi-Kitchi and wife; cartes de visite by William Willmann, Felix Beato and Tomishige Rihei etc. etcÖ .more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #33 - 'Mainly Photographs...'
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50 pages in colour. Highlights: Japanese daguerreotype; de luxe souvenir photo albums from Beato, Uchida, Kusakabe, Ogawa, Kanamaru and Suzuki; superb series of cabinets from Stillfried; 1862 & 64 Embassy photographs; important collection of 1860 Embassy photographs; Stillfriedís illicit and the first photograph of Emperor Meiji; 1872 photograph of the opening of Japanís first railway; photograph of Japanís first female cabinet minister, Nakayama Masa; rare photographs of Okinawa..more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue # 32 of Old & Rare Photographs for sale
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40 pages in colour, 297x207mm; includes: incredible large-format photos from the Nadar studio in Paris of the 1862 & 64 Embassies to Europe, all 13 are illustrated and were mounted on original studio card with Nadar's studio stamp embossed, two with Nadar's signature; a collection of 8 quality photos by Felix Beato from the 1860s; an interesting collection of 36 photos of Geisha circa 1890s from various studios; an incredible collection of over 1,000 stereos of Japan from late-Meiji era from various publishers and including 8 complete sets together with quality 1860s wooden graphoscope for viewing; a collection of 145 glass lantern slides of Japan (1860s-1900s)from various publishers; separate photo collections of Nagasaki(20), Tokyo(59), Kobe(77), Yokohama(87), Japanese Brothels & Courtesans(14), Kyoto(60); rare early views of Doshisha University(9) by Kyoto photographer,Hori Masumi II; 1891 Gifu earthquake, a collection of items; collection of photos of various Japanese occupations(36); 16 exceptionally rare mammoth-plate prints by Stillfried; photo collection of Japanese entertainers abroad(10); collection of photos of international exhibitions of Japanese art(28); collection of Japanese royalty photos(11); 2 rare albums of 1894/5 Sino-Japanese War(180+)and others.....more >>

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Old Japan issues (21st anniversary) catalogue #31
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58 pages in colour, 297x207mm: Old Japan's 21st anniversary colour catalogue #31 was issued in September 2003. It contains 77 high-quality photographic items. A few copies are still available. It includes: photographs of the 1894/95 Sino-Japanese War;19th Century manuscript biography of Uchida Kuichi written by a former apprentice; Wilhelm Burger - 1869 Japanese art photos; 1891 Earthquake photos attributed to Ogawa Kazumasa; rare Kobe photo album from 1890s by resident photographer, H.E. Bottlewalla; large postcard collection of Japan; Kyoto photos by Ichida Sota; 1873 photos of site of Ueno Park prior to establishment; 2 four-part panoramas of Bangkok, 1904, by Isonaga Kaishu; first photograph ever taken of a Japanese Emperor -clandestinely by Stillfried, 1872; 'The Far East' a volume from Oct.1876-Nov.1877; 1959 Nagoya Typhoon; Japanese Entertainers Abroad, a collection; 1923 Earthquake, 40 photos; Russo-Japanese War, photo collection; photographs of first lighthouses in Japan; album of Japanese Flowers, c.1890; photos of William Adams' connected sites; grave of Hendrik Heusken; Ainu collection; Shimooka Renjo collection of 6 Yokohama photos; Yokoyama Matsusaburo 4 photos; HSBC Bank, collection of photos of buildings & staff from Yokohama c.1900; Uchida Kuichi collection of 34 photos; Kajima Seibei-3 photos; fine Stillfried album of over 60 photos; collection of 40 graphic photos of 1910 Manchurian Plague; collection of 1860 photos of Japanese Embassy to US; rare studio of Kanamaru Genzo-2 photos; rare commemorative photo album of Japanese participation in 1936 Berlin Olympics; photo of last Shogun by Frederick Sutton; small collection of Felix Beato photos..more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #30 of Old & Rare Photographs for sale
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46 pages , 297x207mm: Old Japan's catalogue #30 was issued in November 2000. It contains 124 photographic items from stock. A few copies are still available. It includes: photographs by Felix Beato, Wilhelm Burger, Baron Stillfried, Kusakabe Kimbei, Ogawa Kazumasa, Suzuki Tadanori, Isonaga Kaishu, Tamoto Kenzo, Michael Moser, Antonius Baudin, Enami Nobukuni, Adolfo Farsari, Ichida Sota, Kajima Seibei, Nadar, Hugo Pearson, Herbert Ponting, Frederick Sutton, Tamamura Kozaburo, Uchida Kuichi, Usui Shusaburo, AND VIEWS OF Ainu, Yokohama, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Wakamatsu Castle, Earthquakes, Enoshima, Hakodate, Hakone, Kobe, Kamakura, Nagasaki, Russo-Japanese War 1904/5, Sino-Japanese War 1894/5 and others........more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #29
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50pp colour covers, black & white inside: Old Japanís catalogue #29 was issued in February 1999. It contains 100 mainly photographic items from stock. It includes: photographs by Felix Beato, Ezaki Reiji, Adolfo Farsari, Ichida Sota I, Ichida Sota II, Kanamaru Genzo, Kusakabe Kimbei, Harvey R. Marks, William H. Metcalf, Michael Moser, Shimizu Tokoku, Shimooka Renjo, Camille Silvy, Baron Raimund von Stillfried, Suzuki Shinichi I, Suzuki Shinichi II, Tamamura Kozaburo, Uchida Kuichi, Ueno Hikoma, Usui Shusaburo, Charles L. Weed, Yamamoto Studio and Yokoyama Matsusaburo. VIEWS AND SUBJECTS: William Adams, Ainu, Nude Ainu Women, Sir Rutherford Alcock, Georges Bigot, Japanese Castaways, Daguerreotype of Sentaro (Sam Patch), Edo/Tokyo, Enoshima, Exhibitions, Fires, Foreign Employees (Oyatoi), William Heine, Hendrik Heusken, 19th Century Uchida Kuichi manuscript biography, Kagoshima, Kamakura, Kawasaki, Kobe, Kumamoto, Kyoto, Nagasaki, Nikko, Odawara, Okinawa, Prostitution, Horse Racing, Alfred Roussin, Shimoda, Japanese students abroad, Sumo, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Typhoons, Charles Wirgman, Yokohama, and Yokosuka. There are also a selection of cartes de visite, lantern slides and stereoviews..more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #28
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46pp colour covers, black & white inside: Old Japanís catalogue #28 was issued in 1998. It contains 100 mainly photographic items from stock. It includes: photographs by Felix Beato, Andre Disderi, Enami Nobukuni/Tamotsu, Adolfo Farsari, Kajima Seibei, Peter Klier, Kusakabe Kimbei, Milton Miller, Negretti and Zambra, Ogawa Kazumasa, Okamoto Rokuhei, Charles Parker, Herbert Ponting, Shimooka Renjo, Shine- do Studio, Baron von Stillfried, Suzuki Shinichi, Suzuki Tadanori, Tamamura Kozaburo, Uchida Kuichi and Usui Shusaburo. VIEWS AND SUBJECTS: Burma, China, Earthquakes, Earl of Elgin, Hakone, Hokkaido, Horse Racing, Kobe, Korea, Kyoto, Mount Fuji, Nagasaki, Railways, Russo-Japanese War, Shanghai, Shimoda, Sino- Japanese War, Taiwan, Tokyo, Vietnam and Yokohama. There are also a selection of cartes de visite, lantern slides and stereoviews..more >>

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Old Japan Catalogue #27
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40 pages, each 297 x 207mm; includes 55 mainly photographic items for sale: 1-16 = old & rare books including 7 crepe-paper items. 17-55 = Japan-related photographic items including albums from the studios of Stillfried & Andersen, Adolfo Farsari, Enami and a compilation of 88 photographs of scenes in a Japanese village during the post-war Occupation. The photographs include cartes de visite from Charles Parker, Uchida Kuichi and Shimazu Tokoku; photographs from Yokoyama Matsusaburo, Suzuki Shinichi I, Tamamura Kozaburo, Usui Shusaburo and Adolfo Farsari; 26 photographs of the Manchurian Incident of 1931; 8 vintage prints of the 1950s by Japanese photographer Ermest Y. Satow; 9 press-photo prints of the 1938 Tokyo typhoon. .more >>

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