'Kimono Girl' with umbrella on a Kodak No. 1 snapshot, 1889
A beautiful round snapshot portrait!
This young woman is wearing a kimono with a matching oriental umbrella. She looks at the camera while making a bow.
Excellent tonality, fascinating topic.
Titled and dated on the verso: "Feb./'89. Kimono -"
Mount ca. 13,3 x 10,8 cm
Diameter photograph ca. 6,7 cm
The Orient was a popular topic at the turn of the century. Many artists were inspired by this style. You find examples in architecture, painting and photography (cfr. the work of George Hendrik Breitner, Girl in a White/Red Kimono 1894).