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Japan: a Record in Colour: (Illustrated)

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3,971 pages2 hours

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Impressions of Japan, first published in 1901, 73 color illustrations.According to Wikipedia: "Menpes was born in Port Adelaide, South Australia, the second son of property developer James Menpes, who with his wife, Ann, had settled in Australia in 1839... Menpes set off on a sketching tour of Brittany in 1880, during which he met James McNeill Whistler. He became Whistler's pupil, and at one stage shared a flat with him at Cheyne Walk on the Chelsea Embankment in London. He was taught etching by Whistler, whose influence, together with that of Japanese design, is evident in his later work..."

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