Tokyo Panorama, 1865

Photocrom panorama of Tokyo (Edo),1865 originally taken by Felice Beato.

Thank you to John Mitchinson.

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8 comments to Tokyo Panorama, 1865

  • Mason

    Is the one you have here a photoshopped version of the one on Wikipedia?

  • Chris

    Hi Mason - I’m not sure! The picture was passed to me, and I don’t know its original source. The Photocromatic colouring is original, and it may have been Photoshopped to remove the joins of the panorama…

  • kamira

    FANTASTIC!!! I follow you on twitter and i have to thank you for your work.

  • Davecat

    That is incredible. It’s always ace to see actual photographs from times when you didn’t think cameras existed…

  • Beautiful Things

    Incredible! It’s certainly changed. Ha! Ha!

  • Shimmy

    Thank you. Great to see all the 19th century vision, in particular.

    Would make an ideal book for my coffee table…

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