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Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1991
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0441
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is a set of twenty-four black-and-white silver gelatin prints entitled "Potomac: East and West," by Jan Faul, 1991. They include agricultural landscapes, cemeteries, industrial buildings commercial buildings in rural areas, etc., in the Potomac River region of Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Each image contains a small area hand-colored by the photographer, providing a subtly mysterious, often whimsical or humorous effect.

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Dates:
circa 1631-1973
Size:
78 maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Maps of Africa collection includes 78 maps and dates from circa 1631 to 1973. Geographic content of individual maps varies from topographical information, boundaries of colonial territories, and ethnic groups, among other topics. While several depict the continent of Africa in its entirety, many focus on specific countries and geographic regions. There are a particularly large number of maps depicting the West African Coast.

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
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Tokyo, Japan, Yamamoto Ryosuke, 1888
Size:
1 page (38 cm x 50 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7156
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map includes topographical features, the port city lay-out, with emphasis on the harbour view of the battle ships in the bay and the Navy yard. Identified are those public buildings particularly associated with ship building and iron foundries. Insets include: 1) a text containing the history of Yokosuka and, especially its history after 1871 a...

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Creators:
Asano Bunki
Watanabe Torazō
Seikōdō
Dates:
1882
Size:
1 Sheet (69x37 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7195
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Included are topographic features, the harbor view with various watercraft in the bay, and the port city layout with identification marks for temples, shrines, street names, public buildings, and other points of interest.

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Creators:
Asano Fumiteru
Watanabe Torazō
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (35.5x69 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7181
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map shows a bird's-eye view of a seaport in Hokkaido. It includes a harbour view showing craft in the water, topographic features, and the layout of the city. Stree names, shrines, temples, and other points of interest are labeled.

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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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Tsuyao Segawa, Japanese
Dates:
1786
Size:
1 page (70 cm x 142 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7154
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document presents a bird's-eye view of Shimoda-machi and nearby villages. Included are topographical features, the 1786 census report (number of households and populations by sex), location of the chief administrator's office, and locations of the coastal defense guard posts. Mounted on the backing along with the map are a photographic view and...

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Creators:
Utagawa, Sadahide, 1807-1873
Dates:
Tokyo, Japan, Maruyama Tokuzō of Hōzendō, Edo, 1860
Size:
1 Page (120 cm x 68.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7150
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map is a bird's eye view of Yokohama and Yokohama harbor. Included are drawings of foreign ships in the harbor, shrines, temples, foreigners's districts, and topographical features.

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Creators:
Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 1871
Size:
45 Stereographs (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-131
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stereographs published by the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, documenting canyons along the Green and Colorado Rivers and surveyors. Although the images in this collection are credited to Powell and A. H. Thompson, the primary photographers on these surveys were John K. Hillers, E. O. Beaman, and James Fennemore. Th...

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Maertz, J.F., Department Store (Milwaukee, Wis.).
Stanley-Brown, Joseph, 1858-1941
Keystone View Company
Rau, William H.
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Dates:
1887-1930
bulk 1900-1930
Size:
8 Cubic feet ((29 boxes))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0945
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of lantern slides and stereographs produced by several companies: Keystone View Company, Better America Lecture Service, Incorporated, American Press Association, J. Stanley-Brown, William H. Rau, and J. F. Maertz Department Store. The lantern slides were primarily intended to be used for educational presentations about the United States, other countries, history, and society. Many of the slides and stereographs are accompanied by descriptive text and in some instances by small cards--one card for each slide--and in other instances directly on the back of a stereoview. The majority of images were taken from 1900 to 1930.

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