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Album of photographs of Nikko Late 19th - early 20th century
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Longworth, Alice Roosevelt 1884-1980 Collector
Album with heavily embroidered dragon cover of hand-tinted albumen prints of Nikko and Chuzenji held in page corners, 27 x 38 cm
Late 19th - early 20th century
Alice Roosevelt visited Nikko in October of 1905 during her return trip from her tour of Asia.
Former collection of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980). Gift of Joanna Sturm, granddaughter of Alice Roosevelt Longworth, 2009.
Photographs were purchased from the K. Hoshino Photographic Studio in Nikko. Prints are considerably faded.
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
FSA A2009.02 10
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The Alice Roosevelt Longworth Collection of Photographs from the 1905 Taft Mission to Asia, 1905
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives