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Dream Worlds: Modern Japanese Prints and Paintings from the Robert O. Muller Collection
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
A selection of prints and paintings from the 1890s to the 1930s, with a focus on three types of images: 1) Creatures Real and Imagined (images of nature); 2) Stage Presence (image of kabuki actors); 3) Beauty Personified (images of women). Also with a special section on the screen-printing process.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/dreamWorlds/base.html
Felice Beato's Japan: People, An Album by the Pioneer Foreign Photographer in Yokohama
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Visualizing Cultures
"These photos of men and women from different walks of life catered to foreign curiosity about the 'exotic' Japanese. Most were taken in [Felice] Beato's studio in Yokohama." All images with captions transcribed verbatim from the ca. 1869 album. With an in-depth essay by Alona C. Wilson.

Go to Museum Resource: http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/beato_people/index.html
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