Japan: Photographs, 1854 to 1905

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C. Worswick
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1979 - Travel - 151 pages
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The Japanese people and their customs and culture, as well as the cities and countryside, are captured in over 100 photographs taken during the period of Japan's transition from a nearly feudal to a modern society

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Contents

The Meiji Period and Japans Response to the West by Peter Grilli
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Photographs 12
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Photography in Nineteenth Century Japan by Clark Worswick
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About the author (1979)

Clark Worswick is a photographic historian and a photography collector. He is presently Consulting Curator of Photography at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. His books include The Last Empire: Photography in British India, 1865-1911; Imperial China: Photographs, 1850-1912; Japan: Photographs, 1854-1905, Princely India, and An Edwardian Observer. For over three decades he has been involved in American documentation projects.

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