Sunday, May 31, 2015

Vintage Photographs Of Daily Life In 19th Century Japan

A gorgeous collection of hand-tinted albumen prints dating back to Edo-era Japan are on display at the London Photograph Fair. They were taken by Italian-British photographer, Felice Beato, considered to be one of the world's first photojournalists, and give a rare glimpse into Japanese everyday life in the mid 1800s.

All images: Felice Beato, 1865 © : Galerie Verdeau, Paris/The London Photograph Fair

Many more prints at The Independent

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