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Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
1 cartes-de-visite : image 8.8 x 5.5 cm., on mount 10.2 x 6.3 cm
Type:
Cartes-de-visite
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1860 - ca 1900
[1860 - ca. 1900]
19th century
Notes:
Title devised by Henry and Nancy Rosin.
Summary:
A seated man dressed in Japanese kimono poses in an indoor studio. He holds a katana (Japanese sword) in his left hand, a folded fan in his right, and has a small sasuga (dagger) tucked in his waist. He is seated upon tatami mats. His attire and the presence of the katana would suggest that he is part of the upper class.
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
Fashion  Search this
Swords  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
R023 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 023
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
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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_239309