1 Photographic album (Bound album with 21 gelatin silver prints with hand-written captions. One photograph is hand-tinted., Accordian album)
Japan -- Description and Travel
Scope and Contents:
A large-format album of photographs of Benjamin March's travels in Japan in 1923, 1925 and 1931.
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.