290 Albumen photographs mounted on neutral gray and sienna clear cardboard,(glued),most of them with an image format of 20x25cm, almost half hand colored especially the Japan and India pictures, some images of Japan display four photographs in the same sheet in smaller format 10 x13cm for a single face, in good condition.
In Japan the photographs present places and portraits taken in Nikko, Yokohama. Kyoto , Kamakura. Yamanashi and Hakone, taken by the following photographers :// Adolfo Farsari // Kusakabe Kimbei // Ogawa Kazumasa // Felice Beato // Kozaburo Tamamura // Usui Hidesaburo // Ferrari // Suzuki Shin Chin // Yokoyama Matsusaburo // Reiji Esaki // Shimooka Renjo// Ueno Hikoma .The India´s photographs was taken in Agra, Delhi, Lucknow, Jeypore, Benares, Calcuta and Bombay, showing stamps of Panch Mahal, Chandri Chow market, Hussainabad Imambara Mosque, Qutub Minar, Elefanta Island, Benares Bisharnat, Bengal Village, Rajah Potia temple and Shah Majal. this images was taken by Bourne & Shepered and Apothecaries' Company L.td. There is also twenty one photographs of Sri Lanka showing Colombo, Kandy and Ceylan , mainly showing images taken around the tea industry, local population in villages as people working in rice field with water buffalo or special events as the Perahera, an annual buddhist procession. Also we can see ways with giant bamboo, the Colombo coast, and great portraits taken by Scoven & Co. authors of most Sri Lanka images , the others was made by //Westminster Tobacco Co Ltd and // Plate & Co. Eighty four photographs was taken in China by // Lai Afong // William Sanders // Anon in places as Hong kong , Shanghai, Anji, Mintur, Běijīng, Nanking, Guangzhou and Hakone. The eleven pictures taken in Eeuu & Canada by Ernest Thompson Seton and Notman & son. present Niágara waterfalls, Blackfeet campsite, the railway Canadian Pacific or Rocky mountains and to close this set of individual sheets, we find fourteen photographs from Egypt made for // Zangaki Brothers about Port Said , the warrior Nubio portraits , workers watering the banks of the Nile, Riding the donkey in desert a camel caravan or two mans crossing the Nile into trunks, as well two lovers in Egypt.
Album dimensions // 35 X 45 X 6 cm
INDIA - EGYPT - LEBANON - AFGANISTAN - ISRAEL - SYRIA - GREECE
// Samuel Bourne // Shepered // Felice Beato // Robertson // // Henri Bechard // Edmund David Lyon // Lala Deen Dayal // Felix Bonfils // Pascal Sebah // Rhomaides Constantino