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Zosen-jo no insho (At a Shipyard)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,3007.92

  • Title (object)

    • Zosen-jo no insho (At a Shipyard)
  • Description

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

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1958
  • Production place

  • 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)

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  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    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'

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.92

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.91 (Photobook number)

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