UENO Shunnojo

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UENO Shunnojo 上野 俊之丞 (1790-1851) Nagasaki. Merchant who imported the first (a Daguerreotype) camera into Japan (via Dejima, a small island off Nagasaki) in 1848 and presented it to Lord Shimazu Nariakira of Satsuma.

Although Ueno had brought a daguerreotype to Nagasaki 1843, it was not unloaded. Father of UENO Hikoma. (2000.12.15)

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