TYPE: Photographs (loose)
DIMENSIONS: 2 X 3 1/3 inches (photo) 2 1/4 X 4 inches (mounting card)
COMPONENTS: photo; original mounting card
CONDITION: Very good shape for the age.
NOTES: Rare and original.
ITEM ID: 1886

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Photograph of a Samurai

Decade: 1870s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Japanese CDV photograph of a Samurai.

Scholar Sugihiko Uchida commented that, “The circular decoration of the helmet is one of typical crests, JA-NO-ME (Snake’s Eye) with amuletic significance.”