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Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu

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Creator:
Krantz, Victor  Search this
Extent:
364 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Place:
Japan
Okinawa Island (Japan)
Date:
1951-1953
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made during Victor Krantz's service with the United States Air Force in Japan. They include images of hotels, shrines, and other buildings; street and market scenes; dancers at Obon festival; people engaged in art, crafts, agriculture, games, and household activities; market scenes; and boats.
Biographical/Historical note:
Victor Krantz (1928-2005) was a Smithsonian photographer (1965-1993) and chief of photography at the National Museum of Natural History. He was stationed in Japan while serving in the United States Air Force (1952-1958).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-18
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Markets  Search this
Japanese -- Agriculture  Search this
Architecture -- Japan  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 73-18, Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-18