Top pageSite map

We introduce tourist attraction including historic spot "watching" 
We introduce restaurant information "eating" 
We introduce art museum or park which "learn, and are idle" 
We introduce souvenir shop and satelite shop "buying" 
We introduce "staying" hotel information 
Under "mutter sightseeing" to murmur sightseeing information on Twitter every day delivery
  Sound guide "voice navigator" around the Imperial Palace to listen to with cell-phone

Chiyoda Free Wi-Fi SPOT


Japanese camera Museum temporary exhibition "dignity mahogany & brass U.K. camera exhibition of kingdom"

Date From Tuesday, September 15, 2015 to Sunday, December 20
From 10:00 to 17:00 ※It is ... at 12:00 only on November 7
Closed days Every Monday (when Monday is holiday Tuesday of the next day)
※We are opened without taking a rest for from Tuesday, September 15 to Sunday, September 27 including period for Silver Week
※We are closed in the morning only on Saturday, November 7 (for building facilities check)
Place Japanese camera Museum (25, Ichibancho JCII Ichibancho building basement the first floor)
Access Hanzomon Line "Hanzomon Station" Exit 4, a 1-minute walk
Yurakucho Line "Kojimachi Station" Exit 3, an 8-minute walk
Admission charges Free of charge lower than general 300 yen, junior high student
Group discount (more than ten people) public 200 yen
Sponsorship Japanese camera Museum
Reference Japanese camera Museum
TEL: 03-3263-7110

Event contents

[first out of the U.K.] One of the photograph inventors,
We display camera which Talbot used

William Henry Fox Talbot of British who was one of the photograph inventors invented photograph manufacture technique "calotype" which got positive image from negative image in the 1830s. This "negative positive method" is used as method to get image in silversalt photograph now. Subsequent "wet plate" and "dry plate" ※They were invented by hand of mo British, and the U.K. played a big role in development, the spread from beginning of photograph.

In addition, camera which had excellent spirits and rational functionality to remind of high quality furniture of U.K. tradition using beautiful wood (including mahogany) and brass (brass = brass) so that maker which dealt with production of camera and lens in the U.K. from mid-19th century to the early 20th century in this time existed a lot and was called "mahogany & brass" was made.

In addition, by this temporary exhibition, we constitute individual collection of Mr. Yasushi Kobayashi person who is collector of camera made in the U.K. other than Japanese camera Museum store document and introduce British role that pulled photograph world and, mainly on British camera made for wet plate, the dry plate period, display many product made in U.K. cameras to postwar spread type camera.

And camera which we used appears for experiment for the first time outside the U.K., and alone Talbot of photograph inventor whom association of British royal photograph, British national media Museum possesses for this display will be displayed.

Machine parts that Talbot succeeded in photography of scenery of lei cook monastery in 1835 leave the U.K. after time of 180 years, and it thinks that it is to thing which has big significance in cultural interchange let alone photograph industry of both Japan and Britain to be displayed in Japan which is the center of world camera industry.

Wet plate: We apply medicine with photosensitivity to glasswork becoming base just before photography and perform photography and the developing while we get wet. Archer (British) is invented in 1851.
Dry plate: It is glasswork base as well as wet plate, but preservation, photography are possible in dry state. Sensitivity is finished, and mass production is enabled, too. Maddox (British) is invented in 1871.

Japanese camera Museum MAP