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Maker(s):Tomatsu, Shomei
Culture:Japanese (1930-2012)
Title:Atomic Bomb Damage: Wristwatch Stopped at 11:02, August 9, 1945, Nagasaki
Date Made:1961
Type:Photograph
Materials:gelatin silver print
Measurements:sheet: 8 1/16 in x 7 15/16 in ; 20.5 cm x 20.2 cm; image: 7 5/16 in x 7 3/16 in ; 18.6 cm x 18.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2004.244
Credit Line:Purchase with Wise Fund for Fine Arts
2004-244.jpg

Label Text:
Shomei Tomatsu made this photograph of a wristwatch unearthed 0.7km from the epicenter of the atomic bomb explosion in Nagasaki, Japan, as part of a commission received in 1961 from the Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs. Shomei would use the title of this photograph as the title for the related monograph: 11:02 Nagasaki (Tokyo: Shashindojin-sha, 1966). EEB, 2014

Tags:
clouds; wars; time; aggressiveness; damage; destruction

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