Photography in old Japan and the distortion of reality

Photography in old Japan and the distortion of reality Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kusakabe Kimbei was born in 1841 in Edo Japan and died in the 1930s during a period of heightened political tension. Hence, one can only imagine the things he witnessed because many convulsions hit Japan throughout his lifetime. Thus, despite…

Photography of Japan and Mirage of Time: Meiji Era, Modern Tokyo and Japanese Females

Photography of Japan and Mirage of Time: Meiji Era, Modern Tokyo and Japanese Females Tomoko Hara and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Meiji Revolution of 1868 altered the internal and external dynamics of Japan and even today the convulsions of this period can be felt deeply. Of course, all societies that alter drastically…