Asahi graph: shashin hyakunen matsuri kinen go (Asahi Graph: A Commemorative Issue Celebrating the Centenary of Photography)
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- Asahi graph: shashin hyakunen matsuri kinen go (Asahi Graph: A Commemorative Issue Celebrating the Centenary of Photography)
Photobook, one volume, first edition. Numerous photographic illustrations. Text in English and Japanese. Large 8vo. Original printed wrappers
- Published in: Tokyo-to
This Special issue of Asahi Graph commemorates the 100th anniversary of the invention of heliography by Joseph Niepce. A specially commissioned commemorative medal adorns the front cover followed by an overview of photography from the early 1850s to pictorialist trends of the 1920s. The last 14pp. provide a visual record of the festivities that lasted for a week and showed unprecedented interest and enthusiasm: Four photographic exhibitions were held in Tokyo alone, banquets were held with over three hundred photographers attending, there were competitions, lectures, and a host of other ceremonies. Photography was well on the way to becoming a mass event. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)
2013 May-Sep, London, BM, The Art of Influence: Asian Propaganda
- Commemoration of: 100th anniversary of the invention of heliography by Joseph Niepce
- PB.270 (Photobook number)
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