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Zosen-jo no insho 造船所の印象 (Impressions of a Shipyard)

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  • Title (object)

    • Zosen-jo no insho 造船所の印象 (Impressions of a Shipyard)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition. Text in English and Japanese.

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  • Date

    • 1958
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    “Shipbuilding enterprise of Japan has for these two or three years been one of the so-called 'sunny industries'. It was for a time the real center of boomy news, being reported, now as having attained the top rank in the world in the volume of launched vessels, and now as leading the world in the total tonnage of built ships.” (text). The present booklet documents the activities of Mitsubishi shipbuilding at their Nagasaki dockyard. Kimura describes his experiences during the month-long shooting session. Only two copies in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2008 Feb 18-2008 Jun 1, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
    2011 Jun-2011 Oct, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'

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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.91 (Photobook number)

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