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Creators:
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
circa 1938-2011
Size:
26.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2017-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011) was an archaeologist and visual anthropologist who worked extensively with the indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic as well as Papua New Guinea. With his colleague and close collaborator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), he laid the groundwork for modern media theory. Carpenter is also known for his work as an ethnographic filmmaker and as a collector of Paleo-Eskimo art. The Papers of Edmund Carpenter, circa 1938-2011, document the research interests and projects undertaken by Carpenter in the fields of cultural anthropology, ethnographic filmmaking, media theory, archaeology, and indigenous art.

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Creators:
Kitao, Masayoshi, 1764-1824
Dates:
Yatai(?) Ryūkō, 1810
Size:
1 Page (38 cm x 56 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7168
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map is a pictorial view of Tokyo, including Tokyo Bay and the Sumida River. It includes watercraft, dwellings and other structures, and townspeople.

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Utagawa, Sadahide, 1807-1873
Dates:
Yokohama, Japan, Tsujiokaya Bunsuke, 1860
Size:
1 Page (70 cm x 74 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7159
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document presents a bird's-eye view of the waterfront district of Yokohama and includes buildings, foreign ships and other craft in the harbor, and street scenes. Some streets and Benten shrine are identified in English labels attached to the mount.

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
n.d
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:
Inoue, Tankei, 1864-1889
Dates:
Tokyo, Japan, Matsuki Heikichi, 1884
Size:
1 Page (38 cm x 56 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7169
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The print is divided into two sections: the upper portion depicts Takasaki City (Gunma Prefecture) with its dwellings, street scenes, railroad station, and a train approaching the city; the lower portion shows a departing train at the Ueno station with decorative flag poles and viewers against the background of the Ueno park filled with cherry blos...

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Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849
Dates:
between 1820 and 1824
Size:
1 Page (48 cm x 43.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7149
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Tōkaidō was the road extending from Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto and passing through the provinces bordering on the Pacific Ocean. The map is a bird's-eye view of the region. It is decorated with sketches of houses, fields, boats, and so forth.

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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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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:
n.d
Size:
1 Page (48 cm x 69 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7145
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is divided into four parts. The lower left-hand portion shows two American "black boats," steamer-sail ships that were used by Perry. Annotations show the dimensions of the ships, the size of their crews, and other information. The rest of the lower portion is a map showing the region at which Perry landed, including the locations of J...

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ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1870
Size:
1 Page (89 cm x 49.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7152
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The document is a street map that identifies places of interest. Insets show Negishi race ground, distances from Yokohama to various other places in Japan, distances from Yokohama to neighbouring cities, distances from Yoshida-bashi [bridge] to nearby villages, and drawings of foreign flags. An added label, in English, provides information about Yo...

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