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Geisha: The Golden Years 1870-1890

November 2-30, 2012 / Long Island City, New York

www.resobox.com/geisha

Resobox Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of Nineteenth-Century hand-colored photographs of Geisha and Maiko from the Burns Archive. Opening reception is November 2nd from 7PM to 9PM. These photographs are the original images used by Dr. Stanley Burns and his daughter Elizabeth to create their noted book, Geisha: A Photographic History 1872-1912. The images in this exhibition showcase the best of Japanese photographs that were made to show the perceived exotic nature of Japan to the West. Several of the great early photographers’ studios are represented, including Kusabi Kimbel, Ogawa Kazumasa and Baron von Stillfried. Gallery hours are 12PM-6PM weekdays,12PM-5PM weekends, closed Tuesday.

Resobox Gallery
41-26 27th Street
Long Island City, New York

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