View of Ginza Main Street in Tokyo, looking north towards 3-chōme and 4-chōme, circa 1895, from atop the Hattori Clock Tower. Note the Kyōya Clock Co. Ginza clock tower and the Iwaya Shōkai tobacco store on the right.
Item is a photograph of a street scene with Kusakabe Kimbei’s studio on No. 7 Honchō-dōri in Yohohama, Japan, which he opened in 1880. The original title provided by Davidson was “Street scene with photo studio sign”.
: Item is a photograph of rows of the thousand armed Kannon or Bodhisattva figures at the Sanjūsangen-dō, a Buddhist temple officially known as Rengeō-in (Hall of the Lotus King) in Kyoto, Japan. This temple was a popular subject, and several photographers of the time took similar photos.