1 photographic print: hand coloring; image 26 x 20 cm., on mount 32.5 x 26.5 cm
1860 - ca 1900
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Title taken from print.
The photographer's original identification number, 35, and original title, Prisoner, are printed in the bottom right corner.
Two men are posed as jailer and prisoner in an indoor studio setting. The prisoner is bound in ropes, with his face nearly covered by a cloth handkerchief. The jailer grips a length of rope attached to the prisoner.
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