Studio portrait of a Japanese father with small son1883Description: in original case no lid Materials & Technique:
photographs, ambrotype, in kiri wood case Support: wood case called kiri. Case lid missing entire left edge (about 1/2 inch).
Primary Insc: Inscription on back of case bottom, "Meiji 16 (1883), July 4. Photographed at Futatsui Village."
image 8.9 h x 6.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005 Accession No: NGA 2005.656.A-B