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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T., Miss
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7593A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes both men's and women's clothing, including two paints, one skirt, and four robes. Made of papers in various color. They are burned to make the available for use by the dead in the netherworld. The sizes vary: pants are 13x10 cm and 16x 11 cm; robes are 19x18 cm, 18x21 cm, 18x16.5 cm, and 20.3x17.7 cm; skirts are 10.2x11.3 cm.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Items (pieces , 20x8.2 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7597
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Items (14.5.14cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7594
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These are known as jingyi, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture and burned in hopes that the dead will receive holy blessings as well as clothing to be worn in the netherworld.

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
13 Items (pieces , 6x6.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7598
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Yinzhi (literally silver money--the paper money with silver stamp) is used for mortuary ritual as well as ancestor worship ceremonies. It is burned to make it available to the deceased in the netherworld.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Photography Initiative
Dates:
2008
Size:
0.09 cu. ft. (0.09 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of interviews created for the "Click! Photography Changes Everything" website. The website consisted of a collection of essays and stories by invited contributors and visitors discussing how photography shapes our culture and our lives. Materials include videotapes.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1938-1966
Size:
0.74 Cubic feet (consisting of 1.5 boxes, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Television
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Television forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
19th century
Size:
1 Item (piece , 25x9.7 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7600
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Color woodblock print banknote, Yuankun in blue (the trade mark of the bank) at top. Added inscriptions read: Pingpiao zhigian ershiliu? in blue and black at left (it will be paid twenty-six ? [money unit]); and Quangxu shiyinian wuye sanri panzi?? at right (May 3, the eleventh year of Guangxu [reign] period [1886], Qing dynasty), Panzi is banking ...

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Postcard (13.8x8.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcard has figure of a Chinese man standing with a votive vessel filled with artificial fruits, probably Shoutao (lit. old-age peaches; cakes made in the shape of a peach [symbol of longevity] and presented on birthdays. The inscription presumably in the hand of collector read: This was made from Chinese postage stamps. Background is in watercolo...

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Creators:
Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (ca. 7 x 9 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7348
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The prints is one of a series entitled Dai Niho bussan zue (Japanese produce illustrated). It is signed by Katsushika, a pseudonym used by Hokusai ca. 1807-1824. The print includes an explantory note on the cultivation of watermelons.

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Creators:
Utagawa, Hiroshige, 1826?-1869
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Sheets (ca. 7 x 9 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7345
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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