Yamahata Photographic Science Institute Archive 山端写真研究所アーカイブ (Biographical details)

Yamahata Photographic Science Institute Archive 山端写真研究所アーカイブ (photographer; Japanese; 1940s)

Also known as

Yamahata Photographic Science Institute Archive; Yamahata Shashin Kenkyujo Aakaibu

Biography

Formerly called the Jii-chii-san (‘G. T. Sun = Graphic Times Sun’) Shōkai Studio, run by the father of photographer Yamahata Yosuke (q.v.) in Singapore. Renamed by Yamahata during the Pacific War (1941-45). From 1940 Yamahata was an official navy photographer and in August 1945 he photographed the immediate aftermath of the Nagasaki atomic bombing.