Old Asia Photography

Photographs for sale

Unknown Photographer
From a series of some sixty views taken in and around Peking in October 1874. The views were released under two different titles: Views In China and also American Views. The authorship can be attributed to one or more of the American members of the 1874 Transit of Venus Expedition who were stationed ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print stereo
Mount: N/A
Dimensions: 86 x 176mm
Year: 1874
Ref: 01143
Price: US$550
Burton, William K.
Photograph by Professor William Kinninmond Burton (1856�99)one of the most technically competent photographers to have visited Japan. Prior to arriving in 1887, his book, Burton�s Modern Photography (1885) had just gone through its seventh edition. A few years later, in 1892, another of his books, P ... <more>
Medium: Silver print
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 263 x 216mm
Year: c.1890
Ref: 01124
Price: US$500
Ogawa Sashichi
The photograph has Ogawa Sashichi's studio address printed on the reverse. Ogawa Sashichi was a Yokohama-based photographer who was married to Kusakabe Kimbei�s daughter Matsu, and was expected to succeed Kusakabe whose own son had shown no interest in the business. It was thought that Ogawa set up ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: 205 x 268mm
Year: 1895
Ref: 01125
Price: US$500
Beato, Felix
Exceptionally rare view of the newly-opened racecourse and grandstand. Opened in 1866, this is the earliest view we have seen of this venue. Captioned in pencil on the reverse: 'View on the New Road, shewing the Race Course & Grand Stand.' Clean 5mm tear to centre-right margin; minor creasing elsewh ... <more>
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 192 x 289mm
Year: 1866
Ref: 01126
Price: US$1500
Beato, Felix
together with printed caption: 'No.69. Japanese house-boat and crew.' very slight creasing to corners;faint circular spot in sky as shown, otherwise very good clean condition.
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 215 x 288mm
Year: c.1866
Ref: 01127
Price: US$950
Unknown
Rare view of the first Church in Yokohama. Constructed in 1864 on the Bluff, it survived the Great Fire of 1866. Loss to top-right corner as shown, otherwise very good condition.
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 165 x 209mm
Year: 1868
Ref: 01128
Price: US$450
Beato, Felix
Dark print in excellent condition. Classic Beato image. Captioned: 'No. 33. The bridge at Meyanashi.'
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 234 x 287mm
Year: 1866-68
Ref: 01130
Price: US$3000
Lai Afong
Interesting view of Queen's Road. Dark print in excellent condition with just two small (1cm) clean tears to left and right margins.Original Afong printed caption included: No. 478, HONGKONG, - Queen's Road Central.​
Medium: Albumen print
Mount: Unmounted
Dimensions: 205 x 275mm
Year: c.1880
Ref: 01411
Price: US$900
Shimooka Renjo
badly faded
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: card size 100 x 62mm
Year: c.1865
Ref: 01080
Price: US$75
Shimooka Renjo
slightly faded condition, trademark Shimooka studio carpet
Medium: Albumen print carte de visite
Mount: Original mount
Dimensions: card size 100 x 62mm
Year: c.1865
Ref: 01085
Price: US$360
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