(OKAYAMA), C. 1900. PHOTO © PAUL COSTIGAN – TAASA Review September 2022


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but with Japanese getas (traditional Japanese wooden toe slippers) (Lee 2022).

A number of Japanese studios had English brand names well into the 20th century, indicating that they catered to visiting and resident foreigners.

‘Artistic Photograph’ is a common logo as part of the studio name used by different photographers indicating the studio could produce higher class or glamourous portraiture...