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Author Fukuoka, Maki, 1972- author.
Title The premise of fidelity : science, visuality, and representing the real in nineteenth-century Japan / Maki Fukuoka.
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  N72.S3 F85 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-253) and index.
Contents The eye of the Shohyaku-sha : between seeing and knowing -- Ways of conceptualizing the real : scripts, names, and materia medica -- Modes of observation and the real : exhibition practices of the Shohyaku-sha -- Picturing the real : questions of fidelity and processes of pictorial representation -- Shashin in the capital : the last stage of metamorphosis.
Subject Art and science -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Botanical illustration -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Plant prints -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Photography -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Realism in art -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780804777902 (cloth : alk. paper)
080477790X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 764364218