[Japan_UW] Camera Nipponica: Photographs from Japan, 1880-1930 at the Henry

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Wed Nov 6 11:59:29 PST 2013

Forwarding to our friends and colleagues:

Camera Nipponica: Photographs from Japan, 1880–1930
September 7, 2013 – January 5, 2014
Henry Art Gallery, North Galleries

Camera Nipponica: Photographs from Japan, 1880–1930 includes examples of souvenir albumen prints and delicate glass lantern slides from the Meiji (1868–1912) and Taishō (1912–1926) eras. The exhibition also highlights a larger selection of vernacular portrait photography taken mostly by unknown Japanese photographers during the same time period. Providing an intriguing contrast to the photographs created specifically for foreign trade, these black and white images were made by and for the domestic Japanese market. Formal studio portraits and large group photographs in diverse settings give us an intimate and compelling look at Japan’s photographic—and cultural—history.

Camera Nipponica: Photographs from Japan, 1880–1930 is organized by guest curator Catherine Roche with the assistance of Judy Sourakli, Curator of Collections.

Please see the Henry's webpages for more information about this exhibit, visiting hours, and more at: http://www.henryart.org/exhibitions/exhibition/1195

Thank you,
Japan Studies Program
Henry M. Jackson School of Int'l Studies
University of Washington, Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
Ofc: 206.685.9997
Web: depts.washington.edu/japan/

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