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Creator:
Uchida Kuichi 1844-1875 Photographer  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund Baron von 1839-1911  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Subject:
Ueno, Hikoma 1838-1904  Search this
Shōken Empress, consort of Meiji, Emperor of Japan 1850-1914  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic print: hand coloring; 24.3 x 19.2 cm
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1860 - ca 1900
[1860 - ca. 1900]
19th century
Notes:
According to Henry and Nancy Rosin, this photographic print was probably reprinted by another photographer in this format, a not uncommon practice.
Uchida Kuichi apprenticed under Ueno Hikoma, and eventually opened photo studios in Yokohama, Tokyo and Osaka. He is credited as taking one of the first photographs of the Emperor Meiji and his wife.
Summary:
Empress Shoken, consort of the Meiji Emperor,dressed in imperial court robes. This is a reprint of Uchida's original photograph by the studio of Baron Raimund von Stillfried
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
Photography of women  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Kimonos  Search this
Women  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
R033 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 033
Restrictions & Rights:
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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:
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