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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Dates:
1876-1931
Size:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.

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Creators:
Wang, Fangyu, 1913-1997
Dates:
1942-1997
Size:
1,900 Items ((6 cubic feet))
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.36
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1942-1997, and undated, chiefly in Chinese, a small portion photocopies, including: about 70 letters received, 1964-19997, from friends and colleagues; manuscript drafts and research notes; printed material, including exhibition catalogues and articles written by Wang and others; a few snapshots of Wang and friends, and approximately 1,00 s...

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Creators:
Waugaman, Jack
Dates:
circa 1905
Size:
5 Postcards (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Five postcards from Japan dated after the Japanese victory in the Russo-Japanese War. Most of the images are of temporary triumphal arches 凱旋門 emulating Western architecture and war imagery. These structures were built to celebrate the success of the Japanese navy and welcome returning troops. Elaborate arches made of wood and plaster were built in...

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Creators:
Suzuki, Shin'ichi, I, 1835-1918 (Photographer)
Dates:
circa 1872
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.25
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An uncut sheet of cartes de visite by Yokohama photographer Suzuki Shinichi I (1835-1918) showing scenes of Japanese life. Most are from the famous series taken on a veranda in the early 1870s for the periodical "The Far East.."

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Creators:
Dayal, Lala Deen
Dates:
late 19th century
Size:
1 Albumen print (albumen print, 13.2 x 20.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.24
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Distant view of elephants.

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Creators:
Josephine Knapp
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Boxes
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Knapp served as a research assistant in Far Eastern ceramics for the Freer Sackler from 1968 until 1984 and as a museum specialist in ceramics from 1984 to 1986.

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Creators:
Martin, Charles
Dates:
1923
bulk dates
Size:
2 Glass plate negatives
Collection ID:
FSA.A1992.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Two photonegatives on glass taken in 1923 by Charles Martin of the National Geographic Society depicting the courtyard and Peacock Room of the Freer Gallery of Art.

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Creators:
Warren E. Cox
Dates:
undated
Size:
1.1 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1993.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The interest aroused by these informal bulletins led to the founding of the Far Eastern Ceramic Group. They constitute in fact the beginning of the Far Eastern Ceramics Bulletin which first appeared under its official title in July 1948. Cox published various books on Asian ceramics and decorative arts, and was art director of Encyclopedia Britanni...

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Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Items (albumen prints mounted on paper backing, 19.5 x 91 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2016.12
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

4 albumen prints of a portion of the Aden, the capital city of Yemen. This appears to be taken at the Crater (Seera) District southeast of the port, with the Shamsan Mountains in the background. Prints were likely cropped from their original dimensions.

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Creators:
White, J. Claude (John Claude), b. 1853
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (carbon, 10 x 3.5 cm.; mounted 16 x 5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This collection consists of one carbon print by John Claude White, depicting a panoramic view of the Tsangpo River Valley, Tibet, circa 1904.

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