Elizabeth Ridout Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.01
Creators:
Ridout, Elizabeth
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 Album
Accordion album with 24 albumen prints; 24 postcards
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Items presented to the Archives by collector Elizabeth Candida Ridout (1938-2015). Includes a small Japanese accordion album with brocade covers and 24 hand-tinted albumen photographs, ca. 1880s. One side of the album shows studio constructs and portraits of Japanese women, either alone or in groups posed in daily activities; the other side shows picturesque scenes of Japan, including Yokohama, Nikko, Kobe, Nagasaki and Mt. Fuji. Photographs are uncaptioned. The gift also includes 24 late 19th - early 20th century commercial postcards of Japan, hand-tinted. Four of the postcards are mementos from the trans-Pacific voyage on board the SS Mongolia, part of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2010.01

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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Citation
Elizabeth Ridout Collection, FSA.A2010.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Elizabeth Ridout, 2010.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.

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Streets -- Japan Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nagasaki (Japan) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yokohama-shi (Japan) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Photographs -- 1850-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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/