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Anonymous (Tokyo Archive) - France: Two Policemen Behind Steel Gate
France: Two Policemen Behind Steel Gate
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Contact: Charles Schwartz
Email: cms@cs-photo.com
Phone: 1-212-534-4496
Company: Charles Schwartz Ltd.
Company: 21 East 90th Street
Company: New York, NY   10128   USA
URL: http://www.cs-photo.com
Ref.#: 11236
Price: $2,500
Medium: Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Image Date: Late 1920s
Dimensions: 10.5 x 15.5 in. (267 x 394 mm)
Photo Country: France
Photographer Country: Japan
Description: During the 1920s there were hundreds of photography clubs and photographic art-study groups throughout Japan. The Tokyo Archive is a large collection of photographs from the 1920s and '30s that came primarily out of these clubs. Most of the photographs are anonymous, and they are all unique, vintage prints. Photographic prints from this period in Japan are quite rare, as much of this work was destroyed during WWII. 1

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