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Asahi Camera - The Japanese Journal of Photography.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3035.139.1-7

  • Title (object)

    • Asahi Camera - The Japanese Journal of Photography.
  • Description

    Photography magazine, 7 issues. Vol. 1 - no. 1, vol. 2 - no. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, vol. 3 - no. 3. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations. Japanese text. Captions to plates in English and Japanese. Large 8vo. Original printed wrappers.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1927-1935
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    See item 48 in the catalogue. Asahi Camera was founded by Narusawa Reisen in April 1926. It was in many ways related to the efforts by Asahi News to consolidate the large number of amateur photography societies, groups and clubs under the umbrella organization of the All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies (Zen Nihon Shashin Renmei) in December 1926. Asahi Camera was not constrained by any particular photographic genre but rather focussed on practical and educational issues relating to any given tendency, be it amateur or commercial. (Titus Boeder)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3035.139.1-7

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.396 (Photobook number)

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