0057a: Admiral King with Prince Satsuma and his Prime Minister
very good condition; illustrated in R.M. Jephson & E.P. Elmhirst, 'Our Life in Japan,'London: Chapman and Hall, 1869 (p. 280). See also article Sebastian Dobson,‘Frederick William Sutton, 1832–83: Photographer of the Last Shogun,’ in Hugh Cortazzi, ed., Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, vol. 4. London: Japan Library, 2002, pp. 289–302. Lord Walter Kerr photographed the Prince of Satsuma in July 1866. This photograph is of historical importance and is extremely rare.