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Scenes of Late Qing: Ogawa Kazumasa's Photographs of Beijing

Scenes of Late Qing: Ogawa Kazumasa's Photographs of Beijing / Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room   September 26, 2017 (Tue) - November 19, 2017 (Sun)

  
Taihemen Gate (Gate of Supreme Harmony) (detail), By Ogawa Kazumasa, Dated 1901 (On exhibit from October 24, 2017)

Ogawa Kazumasa (1860–1929) was a photographer active from the Meiji to the early Showa era. In 1901, he accompanied an expedition from the Tokyo Imperial University (now University of Tokyo) for architectural research of the emperors’ chambers at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, the capital of the Qing dynasty. He photographed the palaces along with historic sites and scenic views in the city. This exhibition introduces Beijing at the end of the Qing dynasty, from Ogawa Kazumasa’s Photographs of the City of Beijing.

 

 Major works in this exhibition
* Works listed below are in the TNM Collection unless otherwise indicated.
 Major works in this exhibition
* Works listed below are in the TNM Collection unless otherwise indicated.
Taihedian Hall (Hall of Supreme Harmony), By Ogawa Kazumasa, Dated 1901 (On exhibit through October 22, 2017)
Taihemen Gate (Gate of Supreme Harmony), By Ogawa Kazumasa, Dated 1901 (On exhibit from October 24, 2017)