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Josephine Knapp Collection
Creators:
Josephine Knapp
Dates:
1938-1994
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Personal papers of Freer Gallery of Art research assistant and museum specialist on ceramics, Josephine Hadley Knapp. Includes correspondence with the public and other Smithsonian staff, photographic material of East Asian ceramics and architecture including Freer Gallery and National Gallery of Art collection items, reference materials, and personal diaries. Much …

Java, Tree Study
Creators:
Woodbury & Page
Dates:
bulk 1870s
Size:
1 Print (albumen)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1994.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Albumen print of a tree lined street in Java.

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Mrs. Harry C. Norcross Collection of Early Photographs of Japan, circa 1890's
Creators:
Norcross, Henry C.
Norcross, Henry C., Mrs.
Ogawa, Kazumasa, 1860-1930
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
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Dates:
undated
Size:
13 Albumen prints (color, 27.9 x 19.2 cm or smaller)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.13
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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 …

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Freer Lectures
Dates:
1966-1986
Size:
Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
FSA.A2004.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

These lectures were audio recordered between 1966-1986.

Elizabeth Ridout Collection
Creators:
Ridout, Elizabeth
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Album (Accordion album with 24 albumen prints; 24 postcards)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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 …

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Dorothy Shepherd Photographs
Creators:
Shepherd, Dorothy
Dates:
undated
Size:
35 Items (mm color slides 23,500)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.12
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Images of Near Eastern art objects, world sites, and architectural sites. The slide collection contains irreplaceable images of textiles, art objects and architectural sites from the Middle East and Iran. Highlights of the collection are the textile, Sasanian metal works and Middle Eastern and Iranian architectural sites.

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Still Prints of Asia: Cawnpore, the Memorial Well
Creators:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 23 x 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.17
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print of Cawnpore, the Memorial Well. View from an angle with a few Indian men in the center of the photograph. Signed "Bourne 1205" in the center of the image.

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Waugaman Collection of Postcards
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 …

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Elephant Train Photograph
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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Olov Janse Photographs
Creators:
Janse, Olov Robert Thure
Dates:
undated
Size:
1.5 Items (linear feet of glass plate and film negatives)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Glass Plate and film negatives of various artifacts and archaeological sites reflecting Janse's research throughout China and SE Asia.

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