Mrs. Harry C. Norcross Collection of Early Photographs of Japan, circa 1890's
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Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.13
Creators:
Norcross, Henry C.
Norcross, Henry C., Mrs.
Ogawa, Kazumasa, 1860-1930
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 albumen prints
color
27.9 x 19.2 cm or smaller
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Unmounted and hand-colored albumen prints created by unidentified commercial studios for the export market, portraying the people, sites and daily life of Japan during the Meiji period. Photographers identified: Tamamura Kozaburo and Ogawa Kazumasa. Images include: Women looking at a sign ; Women enjoying tea on a balcony ; Geikos on a leisure boat ; Cherry trees along Koganei Banks ; A row of Japanese cedar trees along the Nikko Road ; Statue of nio ; Nobi great earthquake

Arrangement
Arrangement
prints: organized in 1 box (less than 0.25 linear ft.)

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2003.13

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Citation
Mrs. Henry C. Norcross Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Jean Leslie Norcross, 2003.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donation of Ms. Jean Leslie Norcross, December 30, 2003. Received from her mother in the late 1950s but unaware of how they came into her mother's possession.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photography -- Japan Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan -- 1890-1900 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albumen prints -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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/