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Fair Japan, verses by William Tod Hilmuth; negatives by O.A. & O.M. Poole [and] collotypes by K. Ogawa.
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Title
Fair Japan, verses by William Tod Hilmuth; negatives by O.A. & O.M. Poole [and] collotypes by K. Ogawa.
Work Type
Image
Artists' books
Date
c. 1900
Image: 2020
Measurements
2 volumes illustrations 12 x 16 cm
Description
The books are printed on thick card-like paper with all edges in gilt. Each volume is string tied with colored string. [v.1] Fair Japan, optimistic version: 9 black and white collotype plates, 21 unnumbered pages. [v.2] Fair Japan, pessimistic version: 8 black and white collotype plates, 18 unnumbered pages. Each book begins with a complete poem on the first two pages on the subsequent pages, lines from the opening poem on printed in sequence on the right-hand page and related black-and-white collotype photos are on the left-hand page. Loose tissue interleaves are between the collotype plates and adjacent text page. Fair Japan: Optimistic Version begins "Oh, fair Japan oh, rare Japan / Thou land of ancient trees / Where lotus blossoms fringe thy paths / and perfume every breeze." Fair Japan: Pessimistic Version begins "Oh, hang Japan oh, dang Japan / A land of gnats and fleas / Where noisome odors fill the air / and float on every breeze."
Repository
University of Puget Sound Collins Library, Archives & Special Collections
Accession Number
Call Number: Box 1, N7433.4.H44 F34 1900
File Format
jpeg
Binding
Side Stitching
Printing/Production Method
Ink Jet Printing
Visual Analysis
Colors; Black-and-White; Photographic; Text (layout feature); Visual
Language
English
Photographer
Kendyl Chasco, Collins Memorial Library
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File Properties
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AB-FairJapan-1.JPG
SSID
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