Artistic Japan
Views in the Land of the Rising Sun

"Tamamura the Photographer, Kobe" - c1906
21 Hand Colored Collotype Photographs

 
Cover (Cloth Covered)

Inner Cover

Wrap-Around Case

Tamamura Kazaburo:
Artistic Japan, Views in the Land of the Rising Sun, Kobe, Japan, Tamamura, nd (c1906), oblong 5 5/8 x 15 1/2 in (14.1 x 40 cm), cloth covered outer boards with single string tie, brown paper inner covers, housed in wrap-around case, 21 pp. This book is composed of 21 (1 plate missing) hand colored collotype photographs by "Tamamura the Photographer" Each photograph has an English caption. The collotype image areas measure 3 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. The collotypes are protected with tissue guards. There is no colophon. The cover page indicates "Collotyped and Painted by Tamamura, The Photographer, Kobe, Japan" and carries the second title Views in the Land of the Rising Sun. The title Artistic Japan is printed on the front board.

 
Plate & Image Sizes
  --Image Area: 3 3/8 x 11 1/4 in (8.5 x 28.7 cm)
  --Page Size: 5 1/2 x 15 1/4 in (14 x 39 cm)


All Plates:

Rice Planting


Home Sweet Home. Farmers and Peasants' Abodes


Nature in its Winter Dress


An Old Temple in a Lonely Spot


The Sacred Mountain, Fujiyama, from Yoshiwara


The Grove of Pines


The Jinrikisha in the Country


The Historic Kinkakuji (Golden Temple) at Kioto


The Arashiyama Rapids at Kobe


The Halting of Arashiyama Rapids, the Boating Terminus


One of the Private Gardens at Kioto


The Kitase Temple, at Kyoto, in the Foreground


A Pond Amidst the Trees at Nara (The Sarusawa Pond)


A Scene in the Nara Park; (The Deer are Sacred Here)


The Daibutsuden, Nara; The Temple Containing the Colossal Image of Buddha


The Ancient Castle of Osaka


Busy Kobe; A Native Part of the City


Tarumi Village, A Few Miles West of Kobe


A Scene on the Road to Maiko, A Few Miles West of Kobe


Missing

Farmers Seclusive Retreats


A View of the Inland Sea; Beauty Covers the Hidden Dangers



Close-up of Hand Colored Collotype Image (Plate 17)


Listing of Plates:

  1. Rice Planting
  2. Home Sweet Home. Farmers and Peasants' Abodes
  3. Nature in its Winter Dress
  4. An Old Temple in a Lonely Spot
  5. The Sacred Mountain, Fujiyama, from Yoshiwara
  6. The Grove of Pines
  7. The Jinrikisha in the Country
  8. The Historic Kinkakuji (Golden Temple) at Kioto
  9. The Arashiyama Rapids at Kobe
  10. The Halting of Arashiyama Rapids, the Boating Terminus
  11. One of the Private Gardens at Kioto
  12. The Kitase Temple, at Kyoto, in the Foreground
  13. A Pond Amidst the Trees at Nara (The Sarusawa Pond)
  14. A Scene in the Nara Park; (The Deer are Sacred Here)
  15. The Daibutsuden, Nara; The Temple Containing the Colossal Image of Buddha
  16. The Ancient Castle of Osaka
  17. Busy Kobe; A Native Part of the City
  18. Tarumi Village, A Few Miles West of Kobe
  19. A Scene on the Road to Maiko, A Few Miles West of Kobe
  20. (Missing)
  21. Farmers Seclusive Retreats
  22. A View of the Inland Sea; Beauty Covers the Hidden Dangers


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