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Albumen Photograph of Shimbashi Railway Station, Japan c. 1872.

Albumen Photograph of Shimbashi Railway Station, Japan c. 1872.


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Photographs: Pre 1900: Item # 1369459

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Rare and early vintage albumen print of the Shimbashi Railway Station in Tokyo, with festive decoration and banners wearing the imperial seal "kiku-mon". The Tokyo to Yokohama rail line opened on 14th October 1872, with a great ceremony as the emperor took the first official ride, arriving at Shimbashi Station in a Western carriage. Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, a tiny hole. Dimension: photo: 20.1 cm x 25.9 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.8 cm.