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Hotoguraphu ホトグラフ (Photograph)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3035.37

  • Title (object)

    • Hotoguraphu ホトグラフ (Photograph)
  • Description

    Photographic magazine, no. 10 (June issue). 4 photographic plates (including one collotype), numerous adverts. Japanese text. 8vo. Original flexible boards.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1911
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    An early monthly photographic magazine that was published in Tokyo from September 1910 onwards. Very rare. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)

  • Bibliography

    • Boeder 2007 37 bibliographic details
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3035.37

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.294 (Photobook number)

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