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Camera Eye of LIFE - Miki Jun shashinshu Camera Eye of LIFE 三木淳写真集 (Camera Eye of LIFE - Photographs by Miki Jun)

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  • Museum number

    2007,3007.108

  • Title (object)

    • Camera Eye of LIFE - Miki Jun shashinshu Camera Eye of LIFE 三木淳写真集 (Camera Eye of LIFE - Photographs by Miki Jun)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1989
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    Miki Jun (1919-1992) was born in Okayama Prefecture. After graduating in economics from Keio University he worked as an apprentice to the designer Kamekura Yusaku and the photographer Domon Ken (1941-42). After the war he became a professional news photographer and in 1949 began working for Life magazine. He covered the Korean war of 1953 and in 1954 he went to America on behalf of the magazine. The present book covers his work for Life magazine up to 1957, when he became a freelance photographer. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.108

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.106 (Photobook number)

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