The Diary of Charles Holme's 1889 Visit to Japan and North America with Mrs Lasenby Liberty's Japan: A Photographic Record

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Global Oriental Limited, Jul 24, 2008 - Art - 215 pages
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Charles Holme’s detailed record of his travels through Japan, including the homeward journey via the west coast of the US and Canada, is published here for the first time, together with all fifty plates from the original limited edition of his companion Emma Liberty’s Japan, A Pictorial Record, with commentaries – a rare archive.

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Toni Huberman is the great granddaughter of Charles Holme. She has written and lectured on Holme in the UK and Japan and her research has so far taken her to Japan, the USA, China and the Himalaya. Sonia Ashmore is currently a Research Fellow at the Victoria & Albert Museum, investigating its nineteenth-century South Asian textile collections. Her research into material and cultural exchange between Europe and Asia includes a study of Liberty & Co. Yasuko Suga is a design historian teaching at Tsuda College, Japan. She has written books on British design history in Japanese. Her articles have appeared in academic journals such as Journal of Design History, William Morris Studies and Design Issues.

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