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Author Fukuoka, Maki, 1972-
Title The premise of fidelity : science, visuality, and representing the real in nineteenth-century Japan / Maki Fukuoka
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  709.52 F961    AVAILABLE    30550100517729
 人文社會聯圖  N72.S3 F85 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020376737
Descript xi, 272 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-253) and index
The eye of the Shohyaku-sha : between seeing and knowing -- Ways of conceptualizing the real : scripts, names, and materia medica -- Modes of observation and the real : exhibition practices of the Shohyaku-sha -- Picturing the real : questions of fidelity and processes of pictorial representation -- Shashin in the capital : the last stage of metamorphosis
Subject Art and science -- Japan -- History -- 19th century
Botanical illustration -- Japan -- History -- 19th century
Plant prints -- Japan -- History -- 19th century
Photography -- Japan -- History -- 19th century
Realism in art -- Japan -- History -- 19th century
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