Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Additional Online Media

Catalog Data

Extent:
2 Volumes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Books
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Consists of two undated volumes of Chinese stories with English translations. Beveled wooden covers with the Chinese character for happiness carved and painted green on the front cover, treated top and tail edges. The volume entitled "The Story of Tea" measures 7.5 x 5 inches and contains 12 color illustrations depicting the process of harvesting, drying and packaging tea. The second volume measures 8.5 x 6 inches and contains 10 accounts of fairies occuring in Chinese folklore, with a color illustration of each fairy.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 364,394
Topic:
Fairies  Search this
Folklore -- China  Search this
Tales -- China  Search this
Tea -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Citation:
Manuscript 364,394, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS364394
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms364394