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Geijutsu shashin senshu 芸術写真選集 (Selected Art Photography)

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  • Title (object)

    • Geijutsu shashin senshu 芸術写真選集 (Selected Art Photography)
  • Description

    Photography magazine, first edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. Large 8vo. Original flexible photographic boards in slipcase.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1923
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 21 centimetres
    • Width: 14.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    A composite volume of the first three issues of Amateur magazine (1922) together with two other photographic publications, to which are added some 80 plates selected by the editors of Amateur. The method of binding up unsold issues of magazines under a new title was frequently employed during the Taisho and early Showa period. This volume was published just 3 months before the Great Kanto Earthquake when Amateur was forced to suspend its publication. It is the plates that make this volume valuable. They include images by the Fukuhara brothers, Kuwata Shozaburo (1855-1932), Matsuyama Shisui (1887-1957), and Otaguro Motoo (1893-1979). Rare. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)


  • Bibliography

    • Boeder 2007 42 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.299 (Photobook number)

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