Posted by: softypapa | October 3, 2007

Small Vintage Japanese Photo – Riverside Kimono Woman

Description

We especially like the composition of this photo as the young woman in kimono appears thoughtful as she gazes over the glassy-smooth river.  An old-style wooden bridge is seen spanning the river in the distance.  This small, original old photograph is in fair condition with some scratches, stains, fading and discoloration.  The photo appears to have been previously mounted in an album as there is some torn paper from the album stuck to the back of the photo as well as at the corners.  The photo dates from the mid 20th century and was acquired in the historic city of Shizuoka, Japan near the foot of Mt. Fuji.

Size of photographic image*:
Height: 1.6 inches (4.2 centimeters)
Width: 1.6 inches (4.1 centimeters)
*excluding any mounting or border

Important notes:
To the best of our knowledge the photographic image offered with this listing is an original print and not a later duplication.  Age estimates as well as descriptions of the people and events occurring in the image are based on available information such as settings and activities depicted in the image as well as our experience with Japanese culture.  All photographs purchased from us are carefully sealed in plastic and shipped in a box instead of an envelope to prevent damage during transit.

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item code: R3S5B2A1-0003261
category code: furuishashin
ship code: L1650

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