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Yeddo. 13.
Yeddo. 13.
Photolith. Inst. v. W. Korn & Co. Berlin.
[Berlin: Korn & Co, n.d., 1864-73.]
Lithograph on chine collé, rare. Printed area 510 x 355mm (20 x 14"), large margins. Surface wear in margins. Foxing.
A side street in Edo (now Tokyo) with shrines and monuments under tall trees. Plate 13 of 'Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien, Ansichten aus Japan, China und Siam' by R. von Decker, the official account of the Eulenburg expedition to the Far East, 1859-62. Many of the plates were after paintings by Albert Berg (1825-84). The aim of the expedition was to establish diplomatic and commercial relations with China, Siam and Japan, after the American Matthew C. Perry had forced Japan to admit foreigners in 1854.
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Yeddo. 14.
Yeddo. 14.
Photolith. Inst. v. W. Korn & Co. Berlin.
[Berlin: Korn & Co, n.d., 1864-73.]
Lithograph on chine collé, rare. Printed area 510 x 355mm (20 x 14") large margins. Tear in right margin. Foxing
The walls of a riverside residence in Edo (now Tokyo). By the gate is a kago, a basic litter with a single crossbeam. On the water is a mandarin duck. Plate 14 of 'Die Preussische Expedition nach Ost-Asien, Ansichten aus Japan, China und Siam' by R. von Decker, the official account of the Eulenburg expedition to the Far East, 1859-62. Many of the plates were after paintings by Albert Berg (1825-84). The aim of the expedition was to establish diplomatic and commercial relations with China, Siam and Japan, after the American Matthew C. Perry had forced Japan to admit foreigners in 1854.
[Ref: 48184]   £380.00  
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