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Daihyo shashin shu: Camera (Camera: A Collection of Exemplary Photography) / Asahi Camera

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  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Daihyo shashin shu: Camera (Camera: A Collection of Exemplary Photography)

    Title (series)

    • Asahi Camera
  • Description

    Photobook, one volume, first edition thus. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations. Japanese text. Small folio. Original flexible boards.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1931
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    During the 20s and 30s photographic publishers used to sell their remainder copies of magazines on the small book dealers who would bind up random copies of magazines in a new cover with a variant title to sell on. The present is composite volume of various issues of Asahi Camera (1929 & 1930) as well as plates from an unspecified magazine. Includes work by Yamamoto Masaji, Shiotani Teikoh, Fuchikami Hakuyo, as well as the famous image entitled: 'March on' by Koishi Kiyoshi. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)


  • Bibliography

    • Boeder 2007 50 bibliographic details
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • PB.307 (Photobook number)

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