Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Creators:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Rosin, Nancy
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
1860 - ca. 1900
Physical Description:
616 Items
approximate count
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Assembled by collectors Dr. Henry D. Rosin and Nancy Rosin to document nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century photography of Japan. Includes albumen prints, portions handcolored, some signed and numbered in the negative. Taken by photographers Felice Beato (b. ca. 1825), Baron Raimon von Stillfried (1938-1911), Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880s), Ueno Hikoma (1838-1904), Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) and unknown photographers to depict architecture, landscapes, formal studio portraits, and daily activities.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Organized chronologically by the creators.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Henry and Nancy Rosin were collectors of Japanese photography of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A1999.35

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Citation
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Purchase and partial donation.

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Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu
https://www.freersackler.si.edu/research/archives/