Japanese photograph album

Made:
Japan

Photograph album with black lacquer covers. Front cover is ornamented with large figure of an eagle in mother of pearl, on branch made of none with mother of pearl flowers and two mother of pearl small beads. All pages and cover interiors are covered with hand painted silk showing Japanese scenery and flowers.

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National Science and Media Museum: Kodak Gallery

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/1829
Materials:
bone, lacquer, mother-of-pearl and silk
type:
photograph album
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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