Allen Hockley, associate professor, Asian Art History, Dartmouth College
The photographs that travelers purchased while touring Japan were more than souvenirs acquired to commemorate their travels. Focus on the intersections between travel and photography during the late 1880s to see how photographs mediated foreign tourists’ encounters with Japanese culture.
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Above: Uchida, Sumida River, late 19th century. 2002.248. Photograph. Charles Bain Hoyt Fund.