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Creators:
Kaufman, Glen
Shea, Josephine, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2008 January 22-February 23
Size:
12 Items (Sound recording: 12 sound files (5 hr., 29 min.))
86 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kaufma08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Glen Kaufman conducted 2008 January 22 and February 23 by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America at Kaufman's home in Athens, Georgia.

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Creators:
Finn, Dallas, 1919-2012
Dates:
1975-1990
Size:
5,500 color slides
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This Collection contains in 24 albums over 5,500 color 35mm slides of Western-style architecture created during Japan's modernization, primarily druing Meiji Period (1868-1912). Taken throughout Japan between 1975-1990 by Dallas Finn, they were research materials in prepration for her book, Meiji Revisited: the Sites of Victorian Japan (New York, W...

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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 p...

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Creators:
Tsutakawa, George
Dates:
1988-1990
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tsutgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The George Tsutakawa in Japan video project measures 4 linear feet and contains unedited video recordings of Tsutakawa's return trip to his childhood home in central Japan. The recordings, made by the West Coast Regional Center of the Archives of American Art in 1988, were subsequently edited into the 23-minute documentary George Tsutakawa: An Artist's Pilgrimage, also included in this collection.

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Creators:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
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Dates:
1860 - ca. 1900
Size:
616 Items (approximate count)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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...

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Japan Ueda Performing Arts Company
Dates:
1920s
Size:
1 Sheet (79 cm x 108 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7166
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Shows sketches of a variety of circus acts and includes a photomechanical portrait of Ueda, perhaps the head of the circus company.

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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 leisure boat...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
40 Postcards
Collection ID:
FSA.A2013.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This Collection contains hand-tinted postcards of Japan created during the Taisho Period (1912-1926). Subjects include daily life, scenes, and an image of the Taisho Emperor on horseback. About 10 of the cards contain images of schools, Anglican churches and other activities relating to Christian activities, making it likely that these low-quality ...

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Creators:
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Dates:
circa 1860s
Size:
1 Print (albumen, image 21.5 x 28 cm., mounted 41 x 51 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One albumen print, circa 1860s. Panoramic view by Felix Beato of Lake Ashi (Ashinoko) and surrounding mountains at Hakone, Japan.

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Creators:
Rumpf, Friedrich Karl Georg, 1888-1949
Dates:
circa 1914-1930s
Size:
3 Notebooks (3 notebooks and loose notes. Notebooks are very worn and many pages are likely not in their original order. Notebook 3 is without covers)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.22
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Three undated notebooks by artist and educator Friedrich Karl Georg (Fritz) Rumpf (1888-1949). With multiple notes in German and Japanese, and drawings in pencil, ink and wash made during his travels and research in Japan. The notebooks also contain many loose paper scraps and letters, including a draft letter addressed to Felix Tikotin.

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