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Publisher:
Stillfried, Raimund Baron von 1839-1911  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Photographer:
Beato, Felice b. ca. 1825  Search this
Physical description:
1 Photographic print : hand coloring ; image 19.2 x 24.3 cm., on mount 20.1 x 25.7 cm
Culture:
Portraits  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
19th century
Notes:
Title devised by Henry and Nancy Rosin.
Baron von Stillfried's negative number appears in lower right corner of print.
According to Henry Rosin, this print may have originally been photographed by Felice Beato.
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:
Seated woman playing koto. Indoor studio setting.
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
Kimonos  Search this
Hairstyles  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Shamisen  Search this
Koto  Search this
Women  Search this
Local number:
R233 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 233
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_239837