Oriental art modern and antique, in which may be found carved ivories, antique and modern porcelains, lacquers, cloisonnes, modern and antigue, bronzes, superb embroideries, screens, ladies' and gentlemen's gowns and handkerchiefs, together with an endless variety of other rare and valuable articles : this extraordinary collection is from the first Japanese manufacturing and trading co. of New York and Japan, and every article in the collection was selected by Japanese experts, and is pronounced of rare value and importance
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The Ellen Hulda Johnson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Ellen Hulda Johnson papers, 1872-1994, bulk 1921-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian's Collection Care and Preservation Fund.