1 photographic print : albumen with hand coloring ; image 26.5 x 20.6 cm., on mount 32.8 x 26 cm
Ca. 1890 - 1899
Title from printed label affixed to bottom center of mount.
Numbered, lower right corner of image.
This print also published under title, Coolie. March, Philipp, ed. and Claudia Delank (2002). The Adventure of Japanese Photography 1860 - 1890. Heidelberg: Kehrer Verlag.
According to Henry and Nancy Rosin, the photographer of this print was originally F. Beato, and was re-published by K. Kimbei.
A man poses with his straw raincoat and hat in an indoor studio setting. He holds a spade his left hand.
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Partial purchase and gift of Henry and Nancy Rosin, 1999-2001
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560