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[Album of photographs of Japan]

[Album of photographs of Japan] [graphic].

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1 album (42 photographic prints) ; albumen, col.; 19 x 25.2 or smaller in album approx. 27 x 37 cm.
  • Albums.
  • Portraits.
  • Albumen prints – Colored.
  • Lacquered bindings (Binding).
  • Photographic prints.
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Hand-colored albumen prints mounted recto and verso on gilt-edged mounts which are tabbed in binding with lacquered board and leather spine. Lacks back cover.
  • Images are numbered and captioned in negative.
  • Views are numbered: 59, 97, 137, 262, 761, A129, A144, A213, A275, A282, A336, A434, B2, B74, B84, B86, B90, B96, B1046, B1100, B1196, E9, G80, H9, [H192], I23, L84, M15, M92, N12, O2, O24, P81, P99, Q11, Q77, R98.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Provenance (note)
  • Gift of Jane (Mrs. Irving) Sadosky, 1979.
Call Number
MFY+ 93-6336
[Album of photographs of Japan] [graphic].
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Views of Japan: signs lining theatre street, Yokohama; Nagasaki: boats pulled up on beach, island beyond; Takaboko: women by horse statue, Bronze Horse Temple; torii and stairs; Nikko: Yomeimon Gate at shrine; waterfall of Riuzu; Kyoto: group of people with umbrellas on Spectacle Bridge; idols in Sanjūsangendo; rickshaw in bamboo grove; Kobe: Mayasan Temple; woman on balcany looking at Nunobiki Waterfall; Tokyo: sepulchre at Shiba, showing gate to shrine and tomb; rickshaws under cherry trees in bloom, Akasaka; people on porch in tea house garden; Fuji from Yoshiwara; Shiraitono-Taki, a waterfall near Fuji; hanging bridge, Fuji beyond; large building, Fujiya Miyanoshit[a]; Matsushima (Inland sea), three views showing rock formations, islands, boats; lanterns and torii at Miyajima Inland Sea at Aki; boat on Miyajima Aki.
Portraits and genre scenes: studio portrait of farmer with radishes hanging on hoe; two young women sleeping; young nurse with umbrella carrying baby on her back; studio view with a painted backdrop of older man and woman "eating by the roadside;" people working in tea-yard at Uzi, Yamshiro; farmer and bullock cart carrying rice bales to market; women planting rice; men and women threshing rice; people bathing in waterfall, Yumoto; priest and attendant in front of Daibutsu, Hiogo; woman in kago in front of Hafuya Hotel; women preparing meal; woman dishing up food, man eating; "sacred car" and procession; rope dancing: children standing on hands, man with drum; fire brigade balancing on ladders; a view of chrysanthemums.
A view on the beach at Kowloon City, China of men standing over the beheaded Namoa Priates, May 11, 1891.
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Research Call Number
MFY+ 93-6336
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