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Creator:
Farsari, A. 1841-1898  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic print : hand coloring ; image 24.1 x 18.9 cm., on mount 25.6 x 20.3 cm
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1880s
Ca. 1880 - 1889
19th century
Notes:
Title taken from print.
The photographer's original identification number, 102, and original title, Carrying Children, are printed in the bottom left corner.
In rural villages, young girls were frequently given the task of baby-sitting their younger siblings, or their neighbor's children, while the mother was busy working in the fields or around the house.
Summary:
Two girls are carrying small babies on their backs in an outdoor setting.
Photographer unidentified.
Cite as:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Partial purchase and gift of Henry and Nancy Rosin, 1999-2001
Repository Loc.:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Children  Search this
Infants  Search this
Babysitting  Search this
Girls  Search this
Local number:
R007 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 007
Restrictions & Rights:
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Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239256