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Exhibition: Cameras of the United Kingdom

A new exhibition Cameras of the United Kingdom has opened at the JCII Museum, Tokyo. The exhibition includes one of William Henry Fox Talbot's original 'mousetrap' cameras from The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the National Media Museum. This is the first time that any of the Talbot cameras have been loaned for an overseas exhibition.

The exhibition provides a survey of the history and development of the British camera. and runs from 15 September until 20 December. 

See:http://www.jcii-cameramuseum.jp/top_e.html

and a Japanese news report here: http://dc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20150915_721205.html

Image: Left - Hiroshi YANO (Director of JCII) -Right- Yasuhito KOBAYASHI (Director-General of KYPC) unveil the Talbot 'mousetrap' camera one of the highlights of the exhibition at the opening ceremony on 15 September. 

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