• Original research on Meiji-era photographic history and visual culture.

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    January 31, 2024 · Photohistory,Collections,Photographic History,Historic Processes
    I study the artistic, commercial, cultural, historical, scientific, socio-political,...
    December 5, 2023 · Photographic History,History of Photography
      This past month the European Society for the History of Photography (ESHPh), based in Vienna,...
    September 28, 2023
    ROM Colloquium, Toronto, Canada, 2017 U of T Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada, 2017 Tel Aviv...
    May 26, 2022 · Russo-Japanese War,Yokohama,Margaret MacLean,Japanese Red Cross,Canadian connections
    Margaret's Letter, A Digital Media Shared ExperienceVideo, 7:30 minutes, 2022, Celio H. Barreto,...
    September 18, 2021 · Mizunotype,Photomicrography,Photographic History,Conference,Yokohama Shashin
    ASIA PHOTO 2021 Prague How is Asian photographic documentation and reproduction currently...
    June 1, 2021 · Russo-Japanese War,Collections,Conference,Stereograph,Video
    Collectors Choices Every collector has his favourite item. S&I Media 2021 is looking for...
    November 1, 2020 · Russo-Japanese War,Conference,Visual Culture,Meiji Period,Yellow Peril
    CO-ORGANISER & PANEL CHAIR Aurore YAMAGATA-MONTOYA – MIRA President & Independent researcher,...
    July 1, 2020 · Russo-Japanese War,Conference,United Kingdom,Visual Culture,materiality
    Conference hashtag #PHRC20 Photography has been entangled with education processes for nearly...
    October 6, 2019 · Photographic History,Japan,Review,Meiji Period, Taisho Period
    Author: Kerry Ross Reviewer: Celio H. Barreto Kerry Ross. Photography for Everyone: The Cultural...
    March 1, 2019 · Yokohama Shashin,Japan,Meiji Period,Photographic History,Talk
    The recent explosion in interest in historical photography from Asia has revealed just how little...
    December 31, 2018 · Photo history,Podcast,Photo collections,Photography,Instagram
    Hello everyone, I have some exciting news for 2019. I have just created a new instagram account, ...
    The Israeli Association for Japanese Studies’ Thematic Conference 2018 was hosted at Tel Aviv...
    July 22, 2018 · Photohistory,United Kingdom,Conference,Mizunotype,Yokohama Shashin
    The Thames River on our final approach to Heathrow. A little over a month ago I embarked on a...
    June 2, 2018 · Postcards,Ephemera,Daibutsu,Kamakura,Yokohama Shashin
    Materiality speaks! The physical characteristics of a postcard can tell us quite a lot about...
    My Film and Photographic Preservation and Collections Management Master of Arts thesis available...
    May 1, 2018 · Collections,Postcards,Cataloging,Metadata
    I believe that in order to unlock the full power of any collection, you first need to know what...
    April 12, 2018 · Photohistory,Photographic History,Yokohama Shashin,Japan,19th Century
    Scholarship on 19th century Japanese photography keeps on growing with lots of new stories,...
    March 23, 2018 · Mizunotype,Photohistory,Photomicrography
    WHAT I LEARNT ABOUT MIZUNO AND HIS PROCESS In spite of it being hailed as Japan’s greatest...
    March 17, 2018 · Photomicrography,Mizunotype,Photographic History,Yokohama Shashin,Japan
    IDENTIFICATION In spite of the difficulties of asserting image attribution, the photograph used...
    March 10, 2018 · Photographic History,Yokohama Shashin,Mizunotype,Japan,Photohistory
    THE PROBLEM OF ATTRIBUTION Being somewhat familiar with Felice Beato, Baron Raimund Von...
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    PhotoResearcher no.40 "Photograph Truths-Impossing Narratives" Special Issue.

    PhotoResearcher no.40 "Photograph Truths-Impossing Narratives" Special Issue.

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    118 pages, colour,
    8.5 inches by 11 inches.
    Published by the European Society for the History of Photography, Vienna.
    Printed in Austria, October 2023

    Editors: Ulla Fischer-Westhauser, Uwe Schögl

    Guest Editor: Celio H. Barreto Ramos

    Jürg Schneider
    Photographic Encounters.
    How Africans Saw Photography

    Carole Naggar
    Marc Garanger — Algerian Women 1960

    Aurore Yamagata-Montoya
    Sotsugyō Arubamu: The Development of Japanese Universities’ Graduation Albums

    Sarah L. Hart
    “Our Boy Willie” — Photographs of Child Labour, and Masculinity in Canadian Soldiers’ Photographs of the Korean War

    Emma Wilde
    “Dead birds” — Misogynistic Misappropriation of Police Photography in the Cases of Jack the Ripper and the Murders of Henry and Smallman
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