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Photographer:
Sachtler, August  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic print; 18.9 x 13.4 cm
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1861
ca 1860-61
19th century
Notes:
Title devised by Henry and Nancy Rosin.
Summary:
A man stands upon tatami mats in a studio setting. Two katana (Japanese sword) are tucked into his waist, and he holds a folded fan in his right hand. The crest medallions on his sleeves, as well as the presence of the two katana, hint at his upper class rank. Attributed to August Sachtler
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
Japanese--swords  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
R024 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 024
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_239310