Silver gelatin photographic print mounted into a disassembled photo album
July 25, 1905
McIntosh was better known as a fashion and society photographer before he joined the Taft Mission.
Former collection of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980). Gift of Joanna Sturm, granddaughter of Alice Roosevelt Longworth, 2009.
Folio 7 recto, 3rd photograph; A photograph of dignitaries climbing the boarding ramp of the SS Manchuria to welcome their American guests. Earlier in 1905, Japan had defeated Russia and were intent on forming a strong alliance with the US. This photo was taken on the 25th of July, 1905.
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012