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Chris Steele-Perkins
The impetus for this three-year project began when Steele-Perkins was offered a gift from his Japanese wife of the famous book by nineteenth-century master printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "36 Views of Mount Fuji". Struck by the verisimilitude of the prints as historical documents of the life of the peoples around the mountain - woodcutters, fishermen, peasants, aristocrats - as well as the beauty and spiritual aspect of the area, Steele-Perkins began to research further. He found that most Japanese photographers preferred classic images of the sacred mountain where the elegiac perfection of the...

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JAPAN. Fuji City. Fishing boats in the harbour at dawn. 2001....
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JAPAN. Near Gotemba. Plastic leaves in second hand car lot. 2001....
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JAPAN. Gotemba. Car park. 2001.
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JAPAN. Fuji. Japanese Defense Forces helicopter gun-ships practice...
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JAPAN. Lake Saiko. Boatman. 2001.
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JAPAN. Near Oyama. Building work. 2001.
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JAPAN. Near Gotemba. Scrap cars. 2001.
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JAPAN. Hakone. Boats. 2001.
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JAPAN. Hakone. Restaurant. 2001.
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JAPAN. Near Echizen-dake. Snow house. 2001.
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JAPAN. Hakone. Bus station. 2001.
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JAPAN. Fuji City. Offerings for children. 2001.
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JAPAN. Filling station near Shiraito Falls. 2001.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Fujiyoshida. 2001.
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JAPAN. Shizuoka. Bus stop, Fujinomiya. 2001.
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JAPAN. Shizuoka. Setsubun festival, Fuji-Taisha, Fujinomiya....
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JAPAN. Fuji City. Holiday apartment. 2001.
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JAPAN. Kambara. Fishing. 2001.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Fuji Farm, near Asagiri Highland. 2001.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Hot spring, near Kawaguchiko. 1999.
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JAPAN. Near Fuji city. Factory . 2001.
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JAPAN. Shizuoka. Scrap yard near Fujinomiya. 2001.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Repairing graves, Tsuru 2001.
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JAPAN. Captive bear in Fuji Safari park. 2001.
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JAPAN. Shizuoka. Coaching baseball between Fujinomiya and Gotemba....
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JAPAN. Near Suruga Toyama. 2001.
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JAPAN. Gotemba. View of Mt. Fuji on the way to Gotemba from a...
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JAPAN. Flying back from Shizuoka. Mt. Fuji is visible in the...
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Fujikyu Highland. 1998.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Fujikyu Highland. 1998.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Travel Bureau, Fujiyoshida. 1996.
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JAPAN. Shizuoka. Fujinomiya City. 1998.
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JAPAN. Shizuoka Prayers, Fuji-Taisha, Fujinomya . In the shrines...
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JAPAN. Fuji City. Many of the factories in Fuji city make paper....
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JAPAN. Fuji City. Rice harvest.1998.
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JAPAN. Mt Fuji. Football coaching by Fujigawa River. 1998.
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JAPAN. Fujiyoshida. Cemetery with prayers and flowers near Fujiyoshida....
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JAPAN. Fuji City. Building site. 1999.
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JAPAN. Tokyo. Pollution obscures view of Fuji from Tokyo high-rise....
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JAPAN. Allotment near Fujigawa river.1999.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Monument near Fuji Yoshida. 1999.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. School children near Fuji Yoshida 1999.
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Holiday apartment, near Kawaguchiko. 1999.
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JAPAN. Fuji City. Mobil filling station from footbridge. 1999....
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JAPAN. Road works and Fuji near Kawaguchiko. I stopped at some...
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JAPAN. Yamanashi. Lake Kawaguchiko. 1999.
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JAPAN. Gullivers World, near Asagiri Highland. 1999.
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JAPAN. Lake Shojiko. School outing. 1999.
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