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Photography and the Prussian Expedition to Japan 1860-1861

Dawn of Japanese photography[II]. Tokyo 2011. Soft Cover 21 x 30 cm. 89 pages. with 30 images of which 20 are photographs. A series of articles, the lead article:'Photography and the Prusian Expedition to Japan 1860-1861', both in English and Japanese [pages 22 to 66]. Pages 3 to 22 photography pages. Pages 66 to 89 2 smaller articles only in Japanese.

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Comment by Michael Pritchard on June 21, 2012 at 6:51

The book is available through:www.asiaphotobooks.eu There are only three copies remaining. 

Comment by Peter van de Kamp on June 12, 2012 at 13:16

Indeed, the lead article was written by Sebastian Dobson.

Comment by Janine P Freeston on June 12, 2012 at 11:56

A volume that may well complement this read was recently published by Sebastian Dobson & Sven Saaler, Under Eagle Eyes. Written in English, German and Japanese it presents an engaing and fascinating account of the prioritisation of photography on this expedition and the historical frame within which events transpired. 

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