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An American Artist in Tokyo: Frances Blakemore, 1906-1997

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Northwest artist Frances Blakemore had a lifelong love affair with Japan. She first went to Japan in 1935 and spent most of her adult life in Tokyo. Her experience with Japan encompassed the entire period from pre-World War II militarism to postwar modernization.

Arriving in Tokyo in 1935 to teach art and English, she became fascinated with Japanese life and chronicled her
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Hardcover, 199 pages
Published December 21st 2007 by Blakemore Foundation
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