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Girls of Japan
- Girls of Japan
Photobook, one volume, first edition. 60 photographic plates. Text in English, French and Spanish. Small 4to, (measuring 18x19cm). Original boards protected in custom-made cloth box.
- Published in: Tokyo-to
An unusual piece of propaganda. “... the peculiar nature of Japanese women, of which they themselves may well be proud, is their inner quality of harmonizing spiritual beauty with virtue.” Most of the images are by Kimura Ihei, but the book also includes pictures by Nojima Yasuzo, Numano Ken, Watanabe Yoshio and others. Seven copies in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)
- PB.363 (Photobook number)
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Object reference number: JCF20465
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