Tag Archives: Japan

Water is Work

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), [Worker soaking silk skeins in boiled water to free it of gum, Madison Silk Company in Barnert Mills, Paterson, New Jersey], March 1937, (856.1975) Henry Ries (1917-2004), Restoration of Ancient Books, September 1948 (354.1990) Henri Cartier-Bresson … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Morley Baer (1916–1995), North Cove, Soberanes Point, Sur Coast, California, 1965 (291.1991) Paul Caponigro, Sandstone and Surf, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon, 1959 (66.2001.10) Hiroshi Hamaya (1915-1999), Tojinbo, Japan, 1960 (icp.3981) Hidekazu Iwase, Precious Jewel, 1989 (41.1994) Soichi Kiyooka (1915-1991), Tatsukushi, Kochi, … Continue reading

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“The trees are exquisite in Japan”

Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [The Silver Pavilion, Kyoto], 1952 (925.1974) Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [Shinto priests in courtyard of Meiji Shrine, Tokyo], 1951 (876.1974) Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [“Magic flowers” on the Ginza, Tokyo], 1951 (915.1974) Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [World War Two veteran, … Continue reading

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Hiroshima, 1945

Unidentified Photographer, [View of burned-over area with Hiroshima Kirin Beer Hall at far right], October 16, 1945 (2006.1.23) Unidentified Photographer, [Burned-over landscape, looking east from Grid 6H], October 31, 1945 (2006.1.18) Unidentified Photographer, [Burned-over landscape, looking northwest from Grid 5I, … Continue reading

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Six Schools in Hiroshima, 1945

Unidentified Photographer, United States Government, [Interior damage to steel frame of Honkawa Grammar School Auditorium, Hiroshima], November 8, 1945 (2006.1.629) Ground Zero 1,100 Unidentified Photographer, United States Government, [Blast- and fire-damaged ruins of Takeya Grammar School, Hiroshima], October 28, 1945 … Continue reading

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August 6, 1945

Carl Mydans, Hiroshima, directly after the fog cleared. Catholic Church in foreground, 1945 (1395.2005) Bernard Hoffman, [Residents wander cleared streets bisecting the ruins of buildings reduced to piles of rubble by the atomic bomb, dropped a few months earlier], 1945 (1784.2005) Unidentified … Continue reading

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Japanese Propaganda: Front (1941-45)

Front, nos. 1 & 2 (Spanish) Front, 1942, nos. 3 & 4 (English) Front, 1943, nos. 5 and 6 (English) Front, 1943, no. 7 (Japanese) Published under the auspices of the Eastern Way Company or Toho-sha, Front was created by … Continue reading

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