Ogawa Kazumasa Canvas Wall Art
Ogawa was born to the Matsudaira samurai clan in 1858 and had learned English and photography before moving to Tokyo in 1880. A year later, he became an interpreter for the Yokohama Police Department while continuing his education in photography. In 1882, Ogawa moved to Boston where he took courses in portrait photography and the dry plate process. He also studied collotype printing at Albert Type Company.