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Kodomotachi こどもたち (Children)

  • Object type

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  • Title (object)

    • Kodomotachi こどもたち (Children)
  • Description

    Photobook. First edition.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1976
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    A selection of images showing children at play. Under the heading 'Children of Koto' Domon here publishes for the first time images of working-class children that he took between 1953 and 1954 in Tokyo's Koto ward. Their publication had been suppressed in 1956. Domon captures the intense energy, joy, and innocence of childhood in the 'shitamachi' of Tokyo. The quality of reproductions is superb. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Acquisition date


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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • PB.29 (Photobook number)

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