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Ogawa Kazumasa’s Hand-Coloured Flower Collotypes (1896)

- March 13, 2019 in collotype, early photopgraphy, flowers, japan, meiji period, Ogawa Kazumasa

The stunning floral images here are the work of Ogawa Kazumasa, a Japanese photographer, printer, and publisher known for his pioneering work in photomechanical printing and photography in the Meiji era. Studying photography from the age of fifteen, aged twenty Ogawa moved to Tokyo to further his study and develop his English skills which he […]

Ogawa Kazumasa’s Hand-Coloured Flower Collotypes (1896)

- March 13, 2019 in collotype, early photopgraphy, flowers, japan, meiji period, Ogawa Kazumasa

The stunning floral images here are the work of Ogawa Kazumasa, a Japanese photographer, printer, and publisher known for his pioneering work in photomechanical printing and photography in the Meiji era. Studying photography from the age of fifteen, aged twenty Ogawa moved to Tokyo to further his study and develop his English skills which he […]

Japanese Prints of Western Inventors, Artists and Scholars (1873)

- July 16, 2014 in Bernard Palissy, industrial revolution, inventors, James Watt, japan, Japanese Department of Education, John Heathcoat, John James Audubon, meiji period, Richard Arkwright, Thomas Carlyle, Wakon-yōsai

A set of Japanese prints depicting famous Western inventors and scholars - including Audubon, Carlyle, Watt, and Arkright - beset by various difficulties.

Japanese Prints of Western Inventors, Artists and Scholars (1873)

- July 16, 2014 in Bernard Palissy, industrial revolution, inventors, James Watt, japan, Japanese Department of Education, John Heathcoat, John James Audubon, meiji period, Richard Arkwright, Thomas Carlyle, Wakon-yōsai

A set of Japanese prints depicting famous Western inventors and scholars - including Audubon, Carlyle, Watt, and Arkright - beset by various difficulties.