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J. M. McDonnell photograph collection of China, Peru, and the Philippines

Creator:
McDonnell, J. M.  Search this
Names:
United States. Army. Air Corps  Search this
Extent:
1 colored positive
180 Negatives (circa 180 negatives: nitrate (mostly stereographic))
38 film positives (nitrate (mostly stereographic))
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Filipinos  Search this
Peruvians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Colored positive
Negatives
Film positives
Photographs
Place:
Paris
Philippines
Peru
China
Ohio
Cape Cod (Mass.)
Florida
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1930-1949
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made and collected by J. M. McDonnell in China, Peru, and the Philippines, as well as Florida, Cape Cod, Ohio, Paris, and Washington, DC. They include images of people, markets, harbors, architecture, transportation, and tourist sites such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall in China. Many photographs were likely made while McDonnell was on military assignment, particularly those of Lima, Peru, and Manila, in the Philippines.
Biographical/Historical note:
J. M. McDonnell was a captain in the US Army Air Corps who was stationed in Manila in 1930. In 1946, he was promoted to colonel and moved to Washington, DC, to work with the War Department.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-24
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 89-24, J. M. McDonnell photograph collection of China, Peru, and the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-24
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-24

Kashgar, Xinjiang

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.2 x 47.8 cm (8 3/8 x 18 13/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
landscape  Search this
architecture  Search this
garden  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1995.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.10

Beihai Yuan, Beijing

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.4 x 46.6 cm (8 13/16 x 18 3/8 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
landscape  Search this
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1995.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.14

Yangshuo, Guangxi

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (a: overall): 43.3 x 19.2 cm (17 1/16 x 7 9/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
landscape  Search this
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
city  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents
Accession Number:
S1995.20a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.20a-b

Wanchai

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 46.5 x 53.6 cm (18 5/16 x 21 1/8 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1985-91
Topic:
landscape  Search this
building  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
city  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents.
Accession Number:
S1995.22a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.22a-c

Da Guan Lo, Kunming

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21 x 47.3 cm (8 1/4 x 18 5/8 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
landscape  Search this
tree  Search this
river  Search this
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents.
Accession Number:
S1995.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.27

Chengdu, Sichuan

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.9 x 47.2 cm (8 1/4 x 18 9/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1986
Topic:
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents.
Accession Number:
S1995.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.37

Xiahe, Gansu

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.7 x 45.6 cm (8 1/8 x 17 15/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents.
Accession Number:
S1995.38
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.38

Shanghai

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.1 x 46.5 cm (8 5/16 x 18 5/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
landscape  Search this
man  Search this
boat  Search this
architecture  Search this
bridge  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
city  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents
Accession Number:
S1995.47
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.47

Die Cai Shan, Guilin, Guangxi

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.3 x 47.5 cm (8 x 18 11/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
landscape  Search this
mountains  Search this
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents
Accession Number:
S1995.48
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.48

Yangshuo, Guangxi (lightening tree)

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.1 x 46.5 cm (8 5/16 x 18 5/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1986
Topic:
landscape  Search this
tree  Search this
building  Search this
children  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her Parents
Accession Number:
S1995.59
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.59

Kashgar, Xinjiang

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.9 x 47.5 cm (8 1/4 x 18 11/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
landscape  Search this
building  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her parents
Accession Number:
S1995.61
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.61

Yangshuo, Guangxi

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.6 x 46.6 cm (8 1/2 x 18 3/8 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
landscape  Search this
building  Search this
bamboo  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her parents
Accession Number:
S1995.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.62

Guangzhou, Guangdong

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.1 x 46.5 cm (8 5/16 x 18 5/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1993
Topic:
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
city  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her parents
Accession Number:
S1995.72
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.72

Central Hong Kong

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 61 x 49 cm (24 x 19 5/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1993
Topic:
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
city  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her parents
Accession Number:
S1995.78
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.78

Guilin

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.7 x 47.2 cm (8 1/8 x 18 9/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1993
Topic:
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
cart  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lois Conner in honor of her parents
Accession Number:
S1995.81
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.81

Kashgar, Xinjiang

Artist:
Lois Conner (United States, born 1951)  Search this
Medium:
Platinum print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 x 47.5 cm (7 7/8 x 18 11/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
landscape  Search this
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1995.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1995.7

Architectural or furniture fragments

Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.5 x 87.5 x 1.8 cm (4 1/2 x 34 7/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.2894.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.2894.1-2

Roof tile with figure of lion

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 25 x 12.7 x 23 cm (9 13/16 x 5 x 9 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Architectural Element
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-mid 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
dog  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.1800
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.1800

Plaque of nursing sow

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2.3 x 11.7 x 8 cm (7/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Architectural Element
Origin:
China
Date:
10th century
Period:
Tang dynasty, Five Dynasties period, or Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
boar  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.1803
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.1803

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