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Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:00:40 +0000
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<img width="640" height="856" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="firework" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset=" 224w, 700w, 766w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Written by Rayna Wang. Pyrotechnics, The History and Art of Firework Making, from the rare book collection at Cooper Hewitt&#8217;s design library, is illustrated with several wood-block prints of Japanese fireworks made by Hirayama Firework factory in Yokohama, Japan in the late 19th century. Fireworks were firstly developed in China, then Japanese pyrotechnics developed them...
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