Collection online

1970-nendai Nippon 1970年代日本 (Japan in the 1970s)

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • 1970-nendai Nippon 1970年代日本 (Japan in the 1970s)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition. No. 34 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Japanese text with English abstract. Signed copy.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 2001
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    "Japan in the 1970s was in the age of industrialization and high economic growth and the time to be called commonly that the life of Japanese people in Japan became rich and convenient. Nevertheless, when I travelled in the rural district, I found several areas where there were only two times of bus services available in a day and I was obliged to walk relying on a map then.! The present book is a continuation of two editions of 'Mura e' that were issued by Asahi Camera (1976) and Tankosha (1980). Images were selected from 2545 negatives taken between 1973 to 1981. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • PB.100 (Photobook number)

There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions

Image service:

Request new photography



If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: JCF16228

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 


Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help