Pitt Rivers Museum announces new book on its collections, specifically its important Japanese photographic collection

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book on the Pitt Rivers Museum’s collections, specifically its important Japanese photographic collections.  Please find summary details attached (PDF) and further information available via their blog site here:

http://pittrivers-photo.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/picturing-japan-meiji-era-photographs.html

The book has been published — in Japanese — by Yamakawa Shuppansha; it is titled Oxford Daigaku shozo: Bakumatsu Meiji no Nihon.  It follows a presentation of my ongoing research at a Nissan Institute Seminar in December 2015.

Philip Grover, Assistant Curator, Photograph and Manuscript Collections, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford