Antique Japan Photographs: Tinted Albumen photos, thin paper, fixed on paper with small glue spots at he corners. The photos depict the "Interior Chioin Temple Kioto"
app. 10,2 x 7,8 inches each ( 255 x 194 mm). Tinted albumin photos from app. 1885, fine condition.
Chionin Temple is the main temple of Jodo shu (The Pure Land school of Japanese Buddhism) and was founded by the priest Honen.
Built by Tokugawa Hidetada in 1621, the magnificent two-story main gate has been designated as a National Treasure.