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York -- Stony Brook Antique Shop

Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, File PA757
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14667

Stony Brook Antique Shop

Creator:
Stony Brook Antique Shop  Search this
Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Pennsylvania -- York
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- York County -- York
Date:
05/06/1942
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Climbing plants  Search this
Porches  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Elm  Search this
Trellises  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Walkways, flagstone  Search this
Urns  Search this
Window boxes  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA757001
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J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA757: York -- Stony Brook Antique Shop
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14668

Stony Brook Antique Shop

Creator:
Stony Brook Antique Shop  Search this
Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print ((mounted on cardboard), black and white, mount 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- York County -- York
Pennsylvania -- York
Date:
05/06/1942
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trellises  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Garages  Search this
Window boxes  Search this
Walkways, flagstone  Search this
Porches  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, Item PA757002
See more items in:
J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Pennsylvania / PA757: York -- Stony Brook Antique Shop
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref14670
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Franklin -- Hayward Garden

Former owner:
Wires, Edith C., 1872-  Search this
Hayward, Harry Taft, 1868-  Search this
Collection Creator:
McFarland, J. Horace (John Horace), 1859-1948  Search this
American Rose Society  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Hayward Garden (Franklin, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Norfolk County -- Franklin
Scope and Contents note:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of an article and other information.
General note:
Oakwald is a Georgian Revival style brick mansion built circa 1921 by Harry Taft Hayward (b. 1868) on a seven acre parcel. The house is approached by a long drive bordered by an avenue of deciduous trees. The extensive garden had many formal planted beds connected by grass walkways. There were Georgian style high brick walls planted with vines and flagstone walkways. A tiled pool contained an antique fountain. There were rock gardens and a pond with small waterfalls.
The 12,570 square foot house, considered the most substantial in the district, is set back from the town common. Part of the original property is now owned by St. Mary's Church, which built St. Mary's School along Main Street frontage. The Craftsman/Tudor style garage on the property was built c. 1910 and is now owned by St. Mary's Church.
Harry Taft Hayward was a prominent businessman who owned several woolen and cotton mills in New England. His wife was Edith C. Wires (b. 1872).
Persons associated with the garden include Harry Taft Hayward and Edith C. Wires Hayward (former owners, 1920s).
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
For information or study purposes only. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Franklin  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, J. Horace McFarland Company Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MCF, File MA035
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J. Horace McFarland Company collection
J. Horace McFarland Company collection / Series 1: Garden Images / United States / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-mcf-ref9394

Self-portrait in antique shop window

Depicted (sitter):
Kennerly, David Hume  Search this
Maker:
Kennerly, David Hume  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
emulsion (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40 cm x 50 cm; 15 3/4 in x 19 11/16 in
Object Name:
Photograph
silver gelatin
Place made:
United States: Texas, Austin
Date made:
2000-12-17
Subject:
Self-Portrait  Search this
ID Number:
2003.0005.082
Accession number:
2003.0005
Catalog number:
2003.0005.082
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8d5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1287184

An antique shop stands alone

Maker:
Kennerly, David Hume  Search this
Physical Description:
emulsion (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 50 cm x 40 cm; 19 11/16 in x 15 3/4 in
Object Name:
Photograph, silver gelatin
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
2000-12-03
ID Number:
2003.0005.092
Accession number:
2003.0005
Catalog number:
2003.0005.092
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b161-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1287416

Another Restorer of Antiquities a la Cesnola

Associated institution:
White House, The  Search this
Publisher:
Puck  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 33.655 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
Cartoon
Associated date:
1882 04 05
Credit Line:
The Ralph E Becker Collection of Political Americana
ID Number:
PL.227739.1882.A18
Catalog number:
227739.1882.A18
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-ffba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_498382

View of Zapotec Ruin of Mitla

Creator:
Steadman and Trager  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (006 in x 004 in mounted on 008 in x 005 in)
Container:
Box Mex:3, Folder 21
Culture:
Zapotec  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Mexico -- Antiquities
Mitla Site (Mexico) -- Oaxaca -- Mexico
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.00824300
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Mexico -- Oaxaca -- Mitla
Topic:
Archeology -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 24 SPC Mexico Oaxaca NM 36143 00824300, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects
Photographs of Native Americans and Other Subjects / Series 4: Latin America / Mexico, Guatemala & Costa Rica / Mexico -- Oaxaca
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-24-ref9874
Online Media:

George Binders Museum of Antique Drugs, 1964

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences  Search this
Collection Author:
Parke, Davis Company  Search this
Container:
Box 393, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records
Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records / Series 13: Addenda
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0001-ref7116

Islip -- Twyford

Former owner:
Webster, Charles D., d. 1998,  Search this
Webster, Natalie Peters  Search this
Landscape architect:
Weber, Nelva M.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Twyford (Islip, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Suffolk County -- Islip
Scope and Contents:
The folders include work sheets, a 1963 description of the garden by Charles D. Webster, a garden plan, a map of the area, and a copy of an article about the property.
General:
Twyford was the home of Charles D. and Natalie Peters Webster on the south shore of Long Island. Although the entire property encompassed nearly 200 acres, the gardens, house, and outbuildings were confined to 10 acres, which in turn was part of a 30-acre tract of open fields, marshland, and woods. The Websters began gardening in 1936, when they moved to the late 19th-century house. Formal beds and paths and other designs were complemented by a greenhouse, potting house and tool shed, and an octagonal lathhouse. Other features included a swimming pool, extensive borders and planting of broad-leaved evergreens, lawns, a waterfowl pool, and a farmyard. The property was given by the Websters to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1968 (with life tenancy). The house and other buildings were demolished in 2002 despite the efforts of several preservation groups to save them.
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Charles D. Webster (former owner, d. 1998); Natalie Peters Webster (former owner); and Nelva M. Weber (landscape architect, c. 1960-1973).
Related Materials:
Twyford related holdings consist of 2 folders (18 35 mm. slides; 2 120 mm. slides; 29 photoprints; 143 negatives)
See others in:
Garden Club of America Collection, ca. 1920-[ongoing].
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Islip  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File NY299
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1333

New Hyde Park -- Blum Garden, No. 1

Landscape architect:
Ireys, Alice Recknagel, 1911-2000  Search this
Former owner:
Blum, Robert Edward, 1899-1999  Search this
Blum, Ethel Halsey, 1900-1991  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Blum Garden, No. 1 (New Hyde Park, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Nassau County -- New Hyde Park
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, a photocopied book excerpt about the garden, and other information.
General:
This was one of two gardens belonging to Robert Edward and Ethel Halsey Blum that were photographed by Molly Adams (the other is NY969). Landscape architect Alice Recknagel Ireys played a major role in the garden's design over the years. A distinctive wisteria pergola complemented the Dutch Colonial style house, providing an elevated viewing platform over the rest of the garden. Extensive annual and perennial borders, substantial stone hardscaping, and a variety of specimen trees and shrubs completed the site.
Related Materials:
Blum Garden, No. 1 related holdings consist of 1 folder (3 safety film negatives; 1 photographic print; 12 contact prints)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- New Hyde Park  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File NY806
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1351

Baird Garden

Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Baird Garden (United States)
United States of America
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
This garden, whose location cannot be determined, featured stonework, including a stone wall backing an antique font and trellis, and large container-grown yews.
Related Materials:
Baird Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (6 safety film negatives)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File ADM003
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / Series 2: Unidentified Location
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1501

[Baird Garden]: stone wall, trellis, and antique font.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 Safety film negative (black-and-white, 2 x 2 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Safety film negative
Safety film negatives
Place:
Baird Garden (United States)
United States of America
Date:
[between 1960 and 1994]
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Trellises  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Ground cover plants  Search this
Fonts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Safety film negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item ADM003001
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / Series 2: Unidentified Location / ADM003: Baird Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref1502

[Well-Sweep Herb Farm]: perennial and herb garden with antique outhouse and armillary sphere.

Photographer:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Well-Sweep Herb Farm (Port Murray, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Warren County -- Mansfield -- Port Murray
Date:
1986 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Port Murray  Search this
Herb gardens  Search this
Herbs  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Edging, brick  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Picket fences  Search this
Armillary spheres  Search this
Outhouses  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Trees  Search this
Lamb's ears  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, Item NJ199009
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ199: Port Murray -- Well-Sweep Herb Farm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref902

Boston -- Sheldon Garden

Collection Creator:
Adams, Molly, 1918-2003  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Sheldon Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Suffolk County -- Boston
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
Little is known about this garden. Like the Patten Garden (MA333000), the penciled notation "Boston" was written on the glassine sleeve enclosing the original negatives. Also like that garden, the spacious, wooded site depicted in the images does not seem typical of an urban location. An Asian flavor was given to the garden by its inclusion of a torii gate and what appear to be antique bronzes. Daylilies were the featured planting in both beds and borders, and the use of plant labels indicates that this was more than just a casual garden. Rhododendrons and other shrubs, trees, a variety of paths, and other features rounded off the garden's design. It is possible that the garden's owner appears in image MA334012 (not digitized).
Related Materials:
Sheldon Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (23 safety film negatives)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Maida Babson Adams American garden collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ADM, File MA334
See more items in:
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection
Maida Babson Adams American garden collection / Series 1: Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-adm-ref673

Freer's Personal Photographs at Longmen, 1910

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
17 Items (gelatin silver photographic prints, 14 x 8.5 cm. each)
Container:
Box 297
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
China
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Photographs taken by Charles Lang Freer with a portable camera, at Longmen in Henan Province in October and November of 1911. The photographs show views of the caves and temples at Logmen, as well as the workers and soldiers that accompanied Freer. According to an inventory list of photographs transferred to the Smithsonian, there were originally 45 negatives and 112 photographs in this set.
龙门
Charles Lang Freer's own photographs taken at Longmen
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.05FP
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Temples -- China  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.05FP
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.5: China
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2521
Online Media:

Bailey Willis Photographs of China

Creator:
Willis, Bailey, 1857-1949  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
14 Gelatin silver prints
Container:
Box 299
Type:
Archival materials
Gelatin silver prints
Photographs
Place:
China
Shaanxi Sheng (China)
Date:
circa 1903-1904
Scope and Contents:
14 photographic prints of locations in China, taken by the Geologist Bailey Willis in 1903-1904 during a Carnegie institution funded geological expedition through China. Scenes include pagodas at Wutaishan and Tang dynasty Nestorian monuments outside of Xi'an. Documentation is sparse, but the photographs appear to have been sent to Charles L. Freer by Willis in November of 1908. At the time, Freer was considering purchase of a modern replica of the Nestorian Stele. His examination of Willis' original photograph of the stele confirmed that the replica was not worth acquisition.
大秦景教流行中國碑
Photographs of China by Bailey Willis
Biographical / Historical:
Bailey Willis (1857-1949) was a geological engineer who worked for the U.S. Geological Survey. He was born in New York and studied at Columbia University. Willis surveyed regions of Appalachia and the Northwestern U.S. He visited Mt. Rainier in 1882, and later contributed to its designation as a National Park. is publications on the region's geology garnered international attention from scientists. In 1903, he led an expedition funded by the Carnegie Institution to northern China, an area previously unexplored by geologists. In 1949, Willis published his recollections of the expedition in his book "Friendly China."
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.05WP
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Temples -- China  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Nestorians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.05WP
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.5: China
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2523
Online Media:

Yamanaka Postcards of China

Creator:
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
39 Printed postcards
Container:
Box 300
Type:
Archival materials
Printed postcards
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
China
Date:
circa 1912
Scope and Contents:
39 postcards created by Yamanaka & Co., Beijing, showing views of famous Buddhist cave temples of China. Locations include Yungang, Tianlongshan, Longmen, and Gongxian. The postcards were likely presented by a Yamanaka representative to Charles Lang Freer, a profitable customer.
龙门 巩县 云冈 天龙山
Postcards of Chinese Buddhist cave temples
Biographical / Historical:
Yamanaka & Co., was the dominant purveyor of Chiense and Japanese art in the US in the early 20th century. Company head Yamanaka Sadajiro (1866-1936), traveled extensively in China, acquring artworks for their rapidly growing American and European clientele.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.05YA
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Temples -- China  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.05YA
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.5: China
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Charles Lang Freer's photographic glass plate negatives taken during travels in China

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
236 Glass plate negatives
Type:
Archival materials
Glass plate negatives
Photographs
Place:
China
Date:
1910-1911
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negatives taken by Chinese photographer Yü Tai for Charles Lang Freer during his journey to the cave temples of Longmen in Henan Province, and a subsequent trip to Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province between October 1910 and February 1911. Freer spent 2 weeks at Longmen, making extensive notes and photographs of the Buddhist sculptures. Many cave features have been subsequently damaged, destroyed, or pilfered, hence, many of the photographs are unique documents of earlier states. Other Henan Province locations depicted include Kaifeng, Gongxian, and Luoyang; Sites and monuments include the Iron Pagoda in Kaifeng; the Gongxian Buddhist cave temples, and Song Dynasty Imperial Tombs. Hangzhou sites include West Lake; Leifeng Pagoda; Lingyin Temple; Feilaifeng, and the tomb of Yue Fei. A small number of negatives appear to be copies from books or prints.
鞏縣 杭州 龙门 洛阳 开封
Arrangement:
The negatives have been given individual numbers that roughly correspond chronologically to Freer's travels.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.05.GN
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Temples -- China  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Glass plate negatives
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.05.GN
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.5: China
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Kaifeng: Wolong Palace

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Yü Tai, c.1910  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass plate negative (glass plate negative, 8.5 x 6.5 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass plate negatives
Photographs
Place:
China
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negative taken by Chinese photographer Yü Tai for Charles Lang Freer during his journey to the cave temples of Longmen in Henan Province, and a subsequent brief trip to Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province between October 1910 and February 1911.
开封 卧龙宫
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.05.GN.001
General:
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Palaces -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Item FSA A.01 12.05.GN.001
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.5: China / Photographs in China, 1910-1911, Glass Plate Negatives (16 Boxes)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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