Size: 1/9 plate
Item#: AMB-035 Artist: unattributed
Image or title: wealthy boy with topknot hair, holding umbrella.
Date: 1877 Medium: ambrotype Price: ¥75,000 JPY
Description: Lovely mini ambrotype of a boy from a family of wealthy means. He also has an umbrella and topknot hairstyle (chonmage). Complete kiri wood case, with case inscriptions that reads: Taken June 1877 (Meiji '10), in Sendo-cho, Otsu. Also the name of the boy, Nishimura. Condition of case and image is excellent.