Japanese camera Museum temporary exhibition
Person from 100-year-old camera industry
100 all ages and countries cameras which Masao Tanaka chose
In Japanese camera Museum (director Mayumi Moriyama), we hold temporary exhibition "all ages and countries camera 100 which person from 100-year-old camera industry Masao Tanaka chose" from Saturday, January 9, 2016 to Sunday, March 27.
Masao Tanaka (shelf pot pole) he was born in Tokyo on March 24, 1915 (Taisho 4).
Important posts such as all-Japan Manager photographic material dealer association alliance society camera or Director Tokyo photographic material commerce cooperative were acted as while we ran camera shop after World War II later in Ogikubo in Shibuya and ran photographic material dealer and participated in camera Japanese Industrial Standards committee, historic camera examination committee of Japan camera optical goods inspection association (existing Japan camera foundation) based on extensive knowledge and experience.
In the times that Tanaka spent with camera, there is big flow called shifts from to film, miniature from Big Bertha and silversalt camera to digital camera from dry plate and actually experiences in seedtime of camera particularly seedtime of product made in Japan camera.
In addition, a lot of writing to magazines and book is dealt with about cameras of all ages and countries, and article that has the real thing in the hand, and was written down by abundant experience is correct, and it is reliable document when we check old camera.
By this special display, we choose 100 from model which we published in "story of camera" that Tanaka published serially in photograph trade paper "weekly publication camera Times" paper from 1992 through 2003 for 288 times of a total of 11 years and display with history of development of camera.
In addition, we inherited the will of the deceased of Masao Tanaka who died suddenly while own disappearance from home printed book which serialization was summarized in in September, 2014 by volunteer planned this hotel and display after the publication of "story of camera" saying it was saying "you should be able to display real camera" and realized this display.
● Masao Tanaka (shelf pot pole)
March 24, 1915 (Taisho 4), Tokyo birth.
Important post of all-Japan Manager photographic material dealer association alliance society camera and Director Tokyo photographic material commerce cooperative was acted as while Shibuya was Ogikubo later and opened camera shop at postwar period and ran photographic material dealer and participated in camera Japanese Industrial Standards committee, first generation examination committee of "historic camera of Japan" which Japan camera optical goods inspection association (existing Japan camera foundation) chose based on extensive knowledge and experience.
It was played an active part well in 100 years old and 2015 when it was, but dies suddenly on April 13. Age at death 100 years old.