University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: LN-s11. Studio portrait photograph, by Felice Beato, on a carte de visite. The Japanese man is holding a paintbrush or pen and a carte-de-visite. There is a portfolio or album by the man's feet, further indicating that he is an artist or copyist. He was one of Felice Beato's studio artists in Japan, employed to hand colour his larger format photographic prints.
Felice Beato's photograph colourer