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Ikegami Yasutoshi shashinshu 池上康稔写真集 (A Photograph Album by Ikegami Yasutoshi)

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  • Title (object)

    • Ikegami Yasutoshi shashinshu 池上康稔写真集 (A Photograph Album by Ikegami Yasutoshi)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

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  • Date

    • 1977
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 28.2 centimetres (covers)
    • Width: 22.1 centimetres (covers)
  • Curator's comments

    A very competent and beautifully produced book by a little known photographer: Ikegami Yasutoshi was born in 1922 in Kita-Kyushu. After graduating from middle school he joined the photography department of Mitsubishi. After the war he built a small photography museum in his home-town of Yanagawa. Most of his work is concerned with life in the countryside. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.70 (Photobook number)

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