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Lilies of Japan
book

Ogawa, K, photographerabout 1893

This is an image from a book called Lilies of Japan, published in 1893 by K Ogawa, a pioneering Japanese photographer. This book is part of the Silver Studio's reference collection; the designers who worked for the Studio acquired a great deal of fascinating material to use as visual reference.

Object Number

SR188

A paperback book with a decorative cover; Japanese sewn binding with western repairs. Woven paper with tissue pages in front of pages with collotypes printed on woven paper. Collotype.


Width: 408mm
Height: 305mm
Depth: 15mm

Further Reading

Mercedes Giralt, 'The use of Photography in 19th-century Fine and Decorative Arts: Photographic sources from the Silver Studio Collection', unpublished MA dissertation, University of Sussex, 2015.

Hendon, Zoƫ (2012) 'The Silver Studio Art Reference Collection', Decorative Arts Society Journal, 36. pp. 65-81.

Colour

grey

Style

Oriental/Chinoiserie

Design

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