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Dates:
1880s-1890s
Size:
6 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting people and activities in Hawaii. They include images of the preparation of poi, the disbanding of the royal household guard, the Royal Hawaiian band at the Iolani Palace, a feast beside a grass house, and a portrait of five Hawaiian women. J. J. Williams and J. A. Gonsalves are identified as the photographers for some images.

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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:
Unknown
Dates:
January 1902
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, Silver gelatin print, 8 x 10.5 in.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

A large print, showing a group of men, women and children standing before a Western-style building. On the back, captioned originally in pencil is "Photograph taken in Front of American Legation Peking China of the ladies and children of the Diplomatic Corps in January 1902 before going to the Audience of the Emperor and Empress Dowager of China." ...

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Creators:
Tokyo Municipal Office (Japanese)
Dates:
1934
Size:
1 Page (64 cm x 91 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7158
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map that is illustrated to show public buildings, palaces, shrines, churches, important commercial buildings, hospitals, and so forth. An inset shows greater Tokyo. Also indicated are public transportation systems.

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Creators:
Waugaman, Jack
Dates:
circa 1905
Size:
5 Postcards (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Five postcards from Japan dated after the Japanese victory in the Russo-Japanese War. Most of the images are of temporary triumphal arches 凱旋門 emulating Western architecture and war imagery. These structures were built to celebrate the success of the Japanese navy and welcome returning troops. Elaborate arches made of wood and plaster were built in...

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Dates:
1977
Size:
1 Item (one medal with accompanying certificate)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

One medal of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Third Grade, presented to Harold Philip Stern, Director of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, by the Emperor of Japan. The imperial seal was affixed at the Imperial Palace on April 3, 1977. There is also a certificate and various photo negatives.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
n.d
Size:
1 Page (114.5 cm x 61 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7151
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map that includes street names, names of public buildings and other structures (palace grounds, temples, city walls and gates), and other points of interest. The map has been annotated in pencil with English transliterations of names of city gates. The accession papers describe this as a "good specimen of popular Chinese ca...

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Creators:
Mack, Beverly
Dates:
1979-1984
Size:
2 volumes
725 slides (photographs) (color)
7 slides (photographs) (black & white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1984-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Beverly Mack in Sierra Leone and of the Hausa people in Kano, Nigeria. The photographs document the cultures of northern Nigeria and Sierra Leone, including the Hausa people. Locations include Fourah Bay College in Freetown and Port Loko, Sierra Leone, and Kana and Zaria, Nigeria. Africans are shown buying and selling in markets, holding an Islamic celebration at the palace in Kano and riding horses. Architecture shown includes exteriors and interiors of buildings such as houses and Islamic structures, as well as street scenes.

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Creators:
Lankton, James W.
Dates:
1989
Size:
225 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (album (120 photoprints))
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.09
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Black leather bound album of 119 albumen prints and one silver gelatin print. Prints are likely produced by the studio of photographer Antoin Sevruguin in the 1870s and 80s in his early career in Iran. Includes handwritten captions in Persian. Many of the prints have an unusually purplish tone.

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