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Creators:
Muller, Robert O., 1911-2003
Dates:
1930-1997
Size:
7.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Personal papers of Robert O. Muller, a Connecticut-based art dealer and collector who, over the course of seventy years, assembled one of the world's finest collections of Japanese prints from the late 1860s through the 1940s. The papers include Muller's correspondence relating to Japanese art, files relating to his and his wife's 1940 honeymoon in Japan during which he forged many contacts with Japanese artists and art dealers and purchased thousands of prints, subject files, catalogs, business transactions, magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs, and notes and drafts for a planned book.

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Creators:
Yoshida, Hatsusaburō, 1884-1955
Dates:
early 20th century
Size:
1 Sheet (13.5x21 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7175
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The item is a bird's-eye view of the city with roads, buildings, and harbor with ships shown.

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Creators:
Mizuno, Toshikata, 1866-1908
Dates:
1905-1906
Tokyo, Akiyama Takemon
Size:
12 Prints (24.5 x 18.0 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7336
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The illustrations represent Mitsui (a mercer of department store) costume fabric designs for the four seasons. Included are women and children engaged in various seasonal activities.

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Creators:
Yatsuhashi Harumichi Family
Dates:
1907-1976
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1994.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The Yatsuhashi Harumichi Family Papers (1906-1976) document the professional and personal lives of a Japanese-American family in Boston during the twentieth century. The patriarch, Yatsuhashi Harumichi (1886-1982), was an influential Asian art dealer and the papers also document the professional experiences of Asian art dealers in the United States during the early and mid 20th century. Mr. Yatsuhashi worked at the antiquities firm of Yamanaka & Company before starting his own Asian antiquities shop in 1945. Included in the papers, portions in Japanese, are correspondence; catalogues relating to the Alien Property Custodian's 1944 liquidation of Yamanaka & Company's New York branch's holdings; photographs depicting art objects and shop interiors, the Yatsuhashi family, Yamanaka & Company, and extended family, friends, and colleagues; and items belonging to Mr. Yatsuhashi's wife, Shigeki, and some of their children.

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Creators:
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953
Dates:
circa 1945-1953
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.kuniyasa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Yasuo Kuniyoshi photographs of artwork measure 1.0 linear feet and date from circa 1945 to 1953. This collection contains 54 glass plate negatives and corresponding copy prints depicting artwork by Yasuo Kuniyoshi. A cross reference number has been provided to match copy prints with glass plate negatives within the collection, as glass plate ne...

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Creators:
Krainik, Cliff
Dates:
1859-1934
Size:
3.19 Cubic feet (2 shoeboxes; 3 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0009
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This 19th and 20th century ballooning memorabilia collection contains the following items, which have been meticulously inventoried: 112 stereoscopic photographs; 107 photographs; 84 postcards, trade cards, valentines, and similar items; 80 prints; and 23 miscellaneous items.

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Creators:
Fishback, Glen Curtis, 1912-1976
Glen Fishback School of Photography.
White, Judy
Ansco.
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Dates:
1930-1976
Size:
27 Cubic feet (101 boxes, 6 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0714
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original photographic negatives, prints (black-and-white and color), and color slides and transparencies by Fishback, reflecting his career in advertising, calendar, and editorial photography; drafts of articles and correspondence by Fishback (typescripts), and incoming correspondence; copies of publications, such as magazines and annual reports, 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:
Scowen & Co.
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Prints
Collection ID:
FSA.A2017.09
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Four 19th/early 20th century prints: 1 unmounted gelatin silver rural scene in Peshawar by R.B. Holmes. 23.8 x 29.3 cm.; 1 unmounted gelatin silver scene of Afghan men by R.B. Holmes. 23.8 x 29.3 cm.18.6 x 14.3 cm.; 1 unmounted albumen print of 2 Sri Lankan young men with fruit by Scowen Studio. 21.4 x 27.8 cm.; 1 umounted albumen print of Japanese...

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Creators:
Bowker, Howard Franklin
Dates:
1930-1970
Size:
10 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1462
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Howard F. Bowker, a coin collector and expert in the coinage of East Asia.

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