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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of two Chinese paintings from Isaac Taylor Headland

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
3 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
October, 1908
Scope and Contents:
Charles Freer purchased the two paintings in Detroit from missionary, educator and writer, Isaac Taylor Headland (185-1942). In addition to payment for the two paintings, there is an additional voucher for travel from Pennsylvania to Detroit.
Freer collection numbers: F1908.170; F1908.171.
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Biographical / Historical:
Isaac Taylor Headland was born on in Freedom, PA. In 1888 he graduated with an A.B. from Mount Union College He arrived in Beijing in 1890 as a Methodist missionary. Later he worked as professor of science at Peking University. His wife, Marian Sinclair, was a doctor who served as physician to aristocratic women in Beijing, including the Empress Dowager Cixi. Headland wrote extensively on Chinese history and culture.
According to Freer's diary, Headland arrived in Detroit on September 28th and left on October 1st. Likely, Headland brought the paint
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1908.08.08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Chinese  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Painting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Vouchers
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 06.5.2.1908.08.08
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / Invoices after 1883
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3320
Online Media:

Inventory of Charles Lang Freer's library

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (typed, with handwritten edits)
Type:
Archival materials
Inventories
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comprehensive index of Charles Lang Freer's library, mostly relating to art and Asian culture. Headings include authors, countries, and topical subjects. Sections include locations in Freer's original Detroit home; an index of all books transferred to the Smithsonian; a list of collections and collectors catalogues of American and Near and Far Eastern art; sales catalogues, and books in Chinese language.
Arrangement:
Organized in the original manner by the creator.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 05.22
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Book collecting  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Inventories
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 05.22
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.22: Printed Books [Library]
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3332
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The Peach Festival of the Queen Mother of the West

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Fang Chunnian (ca. 1225-1264)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 56.6 x 638.1 cm (22 5/16 x 251 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Daoism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
festival  Search this
palace  Search this
garden  Search this
Queen Mother of the West  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
peach  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.170
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Google Cultural Institute
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye366c5eb6b-e575-43e6-a735-cc2cb8a3d2b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.170
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Pavilion of Rising Clouds

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Mi Fu (傳)米芾 (1052-1107)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 150 x 78.8 cm (59 1/16 x 31 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-13th to mid-14th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
mountain  Search this
cloud  Search this
cursive script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.171
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31f6c3dd2-c11a-4613-a558-a2ff2eec1610
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.171
Online Media:

Exhibition of Chinese paintings : part of the collection of Professor Isaac Taylor Headland, Ph.D., Peking university, March 13th to 19th 1909

Author:
Headland, Isaac Taylor 1859-1942  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. ; 24cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1909
Topic:
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
759.951 .H43
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_855173

Catalogue of an exhibition of Chinese paintings from the collection of Isaac Taylor Headland ..

Author:
Headland, Isaac Taylor  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Type:
Books
Date:
1908
[1908]
Call number:
759.951 .H42
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_859520

Court life in China : the capital, its officials and people / by Isaac Taylor Headland

Author:
Headland, Isaac Taylor 1859-1942  Search this
Subject:
Cixi Empress dowager of China 1835-1908  Search this
Physical description:
372 p., [20] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1909
C1909
Topic:
Court and courtiers  Search this
Call number:
DS710 .H43 1909
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_875665

The Chinese boy and girl, by Isaac Taylor Headland ..

Author:
Headland, Isaac Taylor 1859-1942  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. incl. front., illus., plates. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1901
[1901]
Topic:
Children  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Call number:
DS725.H43X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_92547

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