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One of the most lavishly illustrated publications of Japan at the end of the 19th century was Captain Frank Brinkley’s 10-volume Japan. This unit highlights the spectrum of native people and activities depicted in this famous publication.

Brinkley’s Japan courtesy of Hood Museum of Art,
Dartmouth College.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology © 2008 Visualizing Cultures
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