Asia and the Pacific Rim in Early Prints and Photographs
Dotombori - a Popular Amusement Quarter in Osaka (ca. 1910, photogravure). From Asia and the Pacific Rim in Early Prints and Photographs at the NYPL Digital Gallery. "...Over 1,000 prints and photographs (mostly albumen, hand-colored albumen and gelatin silver prints) of East, Southeast and South Asia from the 18th century to the early 20th century, drawn from portfolios, photographic albums, photographically illustrated books and archival collections. Subjects include architecture, scenes of daily life, portraits of major political, religious and artistic figures of the time, 'exotica,' staged photographs for the tourist trade and travel postcards."