This page represents only a small part of our collection of original Antique prints of Japan. Please click on an image to see it in high-resolution, with details of the work itself. For enquiries and purchases, please do contact us.
Sampan: Traditional sailing boats. Aft and lateral views.
Iedo (Tokyo): Panoramic view from the Golden Temple of Buddha Amida to Mount Takao-san and the Emperor’s palace. Key in French and Dutch.
Miaco (Kyoto): Panorama of the city administered by the Portugese from the mid 16th century to end of the 20th.
Yokohama: Street view in the port. Drawn from life during Hildebrandt’s ’round-the-world’ voyage.
Meaco (Kyoto): Panorama of the city with views of Saccay (Osaka), the Dutch Fort at Nagasaki, the trials of Christians and a marriage ceremony with keys, and further text relating to the history of Meaco and Jeddo (Tokyo).
Ukiyo-e advertisement for Kubuki Theatre. Samurai and Priests.
Yokohama: Fire company’s house and engine.
Napha, Lew Chew (Okinawa).
Akbane, Yeddo (Tokyo): Tea House on main road in Akabane. Drawn from life during the diplomatic mission of Prince zu Eulanberg to Japan, Siam & China 1859-62.
Castle of Shuri, reception for Commodore Perry. Perry was in fact denied an audience with the King of Lewchew.
Nagasaki: View of the Bay. Drawn from life during Hildebrandt’s ’round-the-world’ voyage.
Buddhist temple: Procession for two ambassadors leading to a large Buddhist statue (Daibutsu) with a key in Dutch of the religious iconography.
Tokyo (Yeddo): Six scenes during a garden party given by the Mikado of Japan.
Jeddo (Tokyo): Panorama from Atago-yama showing the great residences of the daimyo, the powerful feudal landowners. Based on a photograph by Felice Beato.