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Hisada Tetsuo isaku shu. (Posthumously Published Works by Hisada Tetsuo)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3035.29

  • Title (object)

    • Hisada Tetsuo isaku shu. (Posthumously Published Works by Hisada Tetsuo)
  • Description

    Photobook, one volume, first edition. 60 photographic plates. Japanese text. Small 4to. Original decorated boards covered in original clear glassine wrapper in slipcase.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1940
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    Hisada Tetsuo (1897-1939) was a keen amateur photographer in the shashin geijutsu mold. He was a member of the Japan Photographic Society as well as a regular contributor to the International Photography Salon exhibitions which had been organised by the All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies since 1927. He was also the founder of the Shunju-kai (Society of Spring and Autumn), a small club of eleven photo enthusiasts based in Tokyo. Nishiyama Kiyoshi (see item 25) contributed an introduction to this retrospective. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)

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  • Bibliography

    • Boeder 2007 29 bibliographic details
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3035.29

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.286 (Photobook number)

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