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[Studio portraits of Japanese tattooed "bettoes" (horse...

[Studio portraits of Japanese tattooed "bettoes" (horse grooms), and men and women getting their hair done] ... show more

[Studio portraits of Japanese tattooed "bettoes" (horse grooms), and men and women getting their hair done]
4 photographic prints (1 page) : albumen, hand-colored.
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Captions on front of item: "Bettoes running" (upper left); "Bettoes resting in tea house" (upper right); "Japanese mode of hair dressing" (lower left); and Japanese barber and hairdresser" (lower right).
  • Captions on back of item: "Bettoes running" (upper left); "Bettoes resting in tea house" (upper right); "18. Japanese mode of hair dressing" (lower left); and "Female hair dresser" (lower right).
  • In album: Japanese and Chinese portraits, [p. 4].
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Women--Clothing & dress--Japan--1860-1880.
  • Horse grooms--Japan--1860-1880.
  • Running--Japan--1860-1880.
  • Tattoos--Japan--1860-1880.
  • Hairdressing--Japan--1860-1880.
  • Albumen prints--Hand-colored--1860-1880.
  • Group portraits--1860-1880.
  • Portrait photographs--1860-1880.
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825, photographer

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