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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:
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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Creators:
Kroto, George, 1873-1946
Tsurubuchi, H.
Ikeda, Kametaro, 1862-1915
Dates:
1901-1910
Size:
130 Items (glass lantern slides, color)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1992.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Handcolored stereopticon slides of Japan at the beginning of the 20th century. Images includes: place views, temples, tea houses, government buildings, domestic architecture, sculpture, landscapes, market scenes, women, Samurai warriors, wrestlers, Shinto and Buddhist priests, lantern makers, and workmen winding silk. Cities depicted include: Kamak...

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Creators:
Newton, John C. Calhoun, 1848-
Dates:
circa 1888-1894
Size:
11 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.84-6
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs collected by John C. Calhoun Newton during his tenure as a Methodist missionary in Japan. They include images of a stupa at the Toji temple ground, a bell at the Chion-in temple, and scroll paintings depicting the Buddha, Seisho-ko (General Kato Kiyomasa), Shinto gods based on Buddhist deities, Buddhist disciples, and part of a text con...

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Creators:
Totoya, Hokkei, 1780-1850
Dates:
before 1850
Takashima Chūhei
Izumiya Shiei
Ki[?]mura Hanzō
Size:
1 Page (45 cm x 62.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7161
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A bird's-eye view of the temple grounds with numerous Buddhist religious structures and streets and dwellings in the surrounding areas, including the Sumida River view with bridges and water raft. On the same mount is a small photograph of the "Modern Sumida River," which shows the river and part of an iron bridge.

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Dates:
circa 1800
Size:
1 Sheet (38.5 x 102.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7323
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Map shows topographical features and various temple structures and monastaries, including the Buddha figures carved on mountain cliffs. There is also a handwritten poem in Chinese ideographs, perhaps by a Buddhist devotee, signed Issen dōnin and dated Hōreki kino-to-u (the year of the hare during the Hōreki period [1757-1763]).

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1849
Tokyo, Japan, Fujiya Kichizō, 1849
Size:
1 Page (96.5 cm x 71.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7146
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map oriented to the west. It has a few illustrations to show ships in Edo Bay and some buildings. A large hollyhock family crest identifies Edo Castle, the seat of the Tokugawa shogunate government. The locations of residences of lords of the fiefs are identified with their family crests. Included is a chart that shows dist...

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Creators:
Matsukawa Hanzan, Japanese, fl. 1850-82
Dates:
Nara, Japan, Hirai Sahiro, 1876
Size:
1 Page (47.6 cm x 61.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7167
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document presents a bird's-eye view of Mt. Yoshino in spring, with the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Historical temples and shrines are labled in red squares. Also includes an explantory text for various points of interest, entitled "Yoshino sōsō ryakki" (Brief historical sketch of Yoshino). It has excerpts from both historical and geographica...

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Creators:
Kōto shorin
Take no hara Yoshibei
Dates:
1864
Size:
1 Sheet (60x90 cm with added piece, 12x39 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7180
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map includes historical and geographical features of Kyoto, including an inset that lists distances from Nijō Obashk (bridge) to various points of interest. Identified with colors are temples, shirines, palaces, castle remains, streets, shopes, and so forth.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1790
Size:
1 Sheet (64x54 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7179
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map is a view of buildings, street scenes, and hot springs. It identifies names of hot springs and includes notes on their efficacies for certain or all known ailments. It also identifies temples and other points of interest. An inset lists place names and distances from Katsatus. Affixed is a clipping of a picture showing women at an open air ...

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