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Cherry Blossoms, 1925, Colorized

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Collectible museum-grade fine art print, hand-printed in England and individually finished with a monogram emboss. Each sale directly supports the artisan. Listed dimensions include a white border for easy framing.


Pictured are Sumi and Sada Tamura, daughters of Mr. Teijiro Tamura, former Third Secretary of the Japanese Embassy in the United States. From a photomechanical colour postcard I came across and cross-referencing satellite imagery, the picture was taken on the morning of March 28th, 1925.

The location is almost exactly the same with only minor changes, so everything but the kimonos and umbrellas is fairly reliable. I took a departure from the kimonos on the coloured postcards I used for reference, and instead found other vintage children’s kimono’s I sampled off as I couldn’t find too much information about the Tamura family. – Jordan J. Lloyd

Taken: March 28th, 1925
Washington D.C., United States
Gifted by Herbert A. French in 1947
Remaster & Colorization: 
Jordan J. Lloyd
Original Format:
4 x 5 inch glass negative
Commercial Use: 
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Cherry Blossoms by Herbert A. French, 1925

This photograph is also available as a ⇲ restored & remastered black and white original print from our ⇲ Platinum Series.


Presented on 315gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta; a pleasantly warm, pure cotton paper with subtle texture, providing excellent reproduction of colour and detail, deep blacks, and perfect contrasts.


"Sumi and Sada Tamura, [3/28/25]"

Cherry Blossoms, 1925, Colorized
Cherry Blossoms, 1925, Colorized
Cherry Blossoms, 1925, Colorized
Cherry Blossoms, 1925, Colorized

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