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Arusu taishu shashin koza (ARS Course in Popular Photography)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3035.94.1-10

  • Title (object)

    • Arusu taishu shashin koza (ARS Course in Popular Photography)
  • Description

    Photobook, first edition. 10 vols. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations. Japanese text. 8vo. Original clothbacked boards in slipcases.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1937-1938
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    The present work was intended for the amateur photographer and covers all technical and aesthetic aspects of shooting, developing, and printing. All volumes are richly illustrated by Suzuki Hachiro and Morooka Koji. In the beginning of the Showa period ARS had become the leading photographic and art publisher in Japan. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)

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  • Bibliography

    • Boeder 2007 94 bibliographic details
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3035.94.1-10

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.351 (Photobook number)

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