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Lecture: Sebastian Dobson - John Wilson, Japan and photography

Sebastian Dobson will give a lecture at UMass Amherst on a “Singular Man” from Cape Cod who embarked on an arduous journey to Japan in the early 1860s, the tumultuous last years of the Tokugawa shogunate. John Wilson (1816-1868) was a trader and a photographer, whose impact on the birth of Japanese photography was enormous. Dobson will also discuss the transposition into…


Added by Sebastian Dobson on March 27, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

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