Japan and Photo Images during Meiji and Taisho

Japan and Photo Images during Meiji and Taisho Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) provides an alternative glimpse into the changing reality of Japan but not from a modernist point of view. This esteemed photographer was born in the late Edo era but his childhood belongs to the revolutionary…

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…

Ogawa Kazumasa and Japanese Photography (1860-1929): Mirage and Ghosts of the Past

Ogawa Kazumasa and Japanese Photography (1860-1929): Mirage and Ghosts of the Past Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) provides a glimpse into the changing reality of Japan. After all, he was born in the late Edo era but his childhood belongs to the revolutionary period of the Meiji period…