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Kimura Ihei o yomu 木村伊兵衛を読む (Reading Kimura Ihei)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,3007.95

  • Title (object)

    • Kimura Ihei o yomu 木村伊兵衛を読む (Reading Kimura Ihei)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1979
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    A special issue of Asahi Camera devoted to Kimura Ihei, this is chiefly an overview of his work during the 50s and 60s. Many of the images had not been published before and it is fascinating to see old favourites in their original context. Curiously, the format of the magazine is particularly well suited to Kimura's documentary style and in spite of the thin paper the quality of the reproductions is superb. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.95

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.94 (Photobook number)

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