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Japanese Photographs Of The Meiji Era
by Sebastian Dobson
Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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Pub Date: 2004
Format: Hardback with color illus.
Pages: 95 pp.
Size: 10.50 x 8.50 inches

ISBN: 9780878466832
TB Code: 1912211
Availability: 86 in stock

Art and Artifice: Japanese Photographs of the Meiji Era provides a brief, elegant introduction to Meiji-era photographs and to the world in which it flourished. In three essays and over 70 illustrations, it explores the social function of these photos and their remarkable artistry, the practicalities of transpacific travel at the turn of the century, and the personal stories of those who collected and preserved these images--leaving us with a privileged glimpse into this pivotal moment in Japanese cultural history and the history of photography.