Old Asia Photography

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A site which shows the extensive collection of 19th Century Japanese photography held by Nagasaki University Library.​​
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Interesting gallery of images showing early Western contact with Japan.
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Photoguide Japan: An attractive site covering almost every aspect of photography in Japan from its beginnings to the present day.
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This is perhaps the most interesting and attractive site on the web for Meiji-era photography. Although dedicated to the work and life of the highly talented Enami Nobukuni (1859-1929), its author, Rob Oechsle, a Japanese photo-historian and THE expert on Enami, also looks at the work of Enami's con ... <more>
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For an excellent site covering the 1871 US Expedition to Korea (Shinmiyangyo) see Thomas Duvernay's site
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A collaboration between scholars at the University of Bristol, University of Lincoln, and the Institut d'Asie Orientale, this project aims to locate, archive, and disseminate photographs from the substantial holdings of images of modern China held mostly in private hands overseas.​
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