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Photographer:
Stillfried, Raimund Baron von 1839-1911  Search this
Beato, Felice b. ca. 1825  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund Baron von 1839-1911  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Physical description:
1 Photographic print : hand coloring ; image 23.3 x 19.2 cm., on mount 40.2 x 29.5 cm
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
1877 - ca 1900
[1877 - ca. 1900]
19th century
Notes:
Title devised by Henry and Nancy Rosin.
Baron von Stillfried was an Austrian noble who arrived in Japan in 1868. In 1871, von Stillfried opened a photo studio in Yokohama under the name, Messrs. Stillfried & Co. In 1877, in partnership with Hermann Anderson, von Stillfried bought Felice Beato's studio and negatives, and continued to take photographs of Japanese people. He eventually left Japan for Hong Kong in 1881.
Summary:
A reprint by Stillfried studeo of Felice Beato's original print (FSA A1999.35.139) with one figured removed by vignetting.
Printed note on print verso titled "Yakunin Concubinage". Unrelated to the photo.
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
Kimonos  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Women  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
R139 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 139
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:
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