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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:
Hoopes, Thomas T., 1898-1981
Dates:
circa 1930 - circa 1970
Size:
2.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1983-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes writings, notes, and photographs. The great bulk of the collection concerns Japanese arms and armor, especially swords, but there are also a few photographs of arms and armor from Indian, Turkey, Persia, and Asia Minor. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of...

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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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Creators:
Locke, G. W. (Grinnell Willis), 1911-1978
Dates:
1929
Size:
Film reels (54 minutes, black-and-white silent; 2200 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage includes various scenes of San Francisco streets; Big Sur and Mt. Tamalpis; U.S. battleships in San Francisco harbor; embarkation to Hawaii and shipboard activities; and Pali overlook, Waikiki beach, and Diamond Head in Hawaii. Scenes in Japan include various street venues, temple complexes, and embarkation to China with shots of junks and ...

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Creators:
Maeda
Dates:
ca. 1930
Size:
1 Sheet (24 1/8 x 31 3/8 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7473
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map includes pictorial representations of various tourist attractions--mountains, rivers, waterfalls, castles, temples, hot springs, and so forth--identified with labels. The map is partially annotated with English or romanized labels apparently added by the collector.

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Creators:
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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