Bonsai Studies by Takata


Eight Japanese cabinet-card / cdv studies of bonsai plants circa 1900, by Takata. Cards impressed "Photograph" front; two cards stamped in Japanese characters on reverse "Bizen [province] Ushimado-cho [town] / Taken by Takata." Card size 5.25 x 3.5 inches (13x9 cm). Print size 3.5 x 2.5 inches (9x6 cm).   Price: $375.   ( Inventory# ic414.41p )


The town of Ushimado is located in a scenic, olive-growing region known as "The Aegean of Japan."

Images and mounts are in excellent condition. Some "bug bites" to emulsion, minor imperfections.


Last updated September 8, 2017

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