Allen Hockley, Introduction to 19th Century Photography in East Asia
Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College
Allen Hockley is a specialist in 19th and early-20th-century photography in and about Asia; his work for VC introduces some of the pioneer commercial photography in 19th-century Japan.
Visualizing Cultures was launched at MIT in 2002 to explore the potential of the Web for developing innovative image-driven scholarship and learning. The VC mission is to use new technology and hitherto inaccessible visual materials to reconstruct the past as people of the time visualized the world (or imagined it to be).
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