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Creator:
Kobe Picture Postcard Club  Search this
Subject:
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt 1884-1980  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Physical description:
73 postcards
Type:
Postcards
Place:
Kōbe-shi (Japan)
Japan
Date:
1888
Notes:
Alice Roosevelt visited Japan in June as a member of the William H. Taft Mission to Asia, and travelled throughJapan again on her return from Korea in October.
Former collection of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980). Gift of Joanna Sturm, granddaughter of Alice Roosevelt Longworth, 2009.
Summary:
Pictures postcards, roughly half created individually, addressed to the American president, likely delivered to his daughter Alice Roosevedlt when she visited Japan in 1905. The backs of the postcards all have an identical stamp of the Kobe Picture Postcard Club. Most of the postcards have individual names and addresses of senders, as well as messages of congratulation and appreciation to the president during or after the Portsmouth Conference, in which he oversaw peace talks following the Russo-Japanese War.
神絵葉書楽部
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
Topic:
Diplomacy  Search this
Travel  Search this
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905  Search this
Local number:
FSA A2009.02 13
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
See more items in:
The Alice Roosevelt Longworth Collection of Photographs from the 1905 Taft Mission to Asia, 1905
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380205