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National Gallery of Art - Chinese Exhibition - Son of Heaven [1986-1987]

Container:
Box 6 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-175, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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"Nature and Art: Chinese and Japanese Gardens and Paintings," Freer Gallery

Collection Creator:
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 66
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Conract Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Sherman E. Lee papers
Sherman E. Lee papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes / Lectures and Talks
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e20500a3-49bf-4924-aced-b0068bfaa8de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leeshere-ref163

"Nature and Art: Chinese and Japanese Gardens and Paintings," Freer Gallery and Seattle Museum of Art

Collection Creator:
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 73
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Conract Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Sherman E. Lee papers, 1947-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Sherman E. Lee papers
Sherman E. Lee papers / Series 4: Writing Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97d472d6d-c07a-4ae5-ae1f-7d08607fc300
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leeshere-ref243

Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
144 Items (gelatin silver prints with typed captions)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
China
Beijing (China)
China -- Description and Travel
Date:
1923-1925
Scope and Contents note:
"The Oriental Chronicles of Benjamin in Pictures." Cloth covered, bound. 6 ¼" x 9 ½". 1923-1925. 144 prints, captioned and dated. Autumn 1923 to April 1925. Depicted: Paotingfu; Hopei; Hopei University; Boxer's temple; Kuang Tso Ling; Chihli; Wei Ts'Un.
Scope and Contents:
The second of a four part series of hand-made photo albums depicting March's travel to and life in China. Locations include: Baoding, Hebei University; Boxer Temple.
1923-1925年相冊。標題:本傑明的东方編年史照片。1923年秋至1925年4月。照片144張。描述:河北保定府、河北大學、拳擊手寺殿。
Photo album: "The Oriental Chronicles of Benjamin in Pictures,"
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.02
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Chinese language -- Terms and phrases  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, Item FSA A1995.10 5.2.02
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3958562cd-e0a4-4e2d-8490-00df48675b02
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref464

Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
96 Items (gelatin silver prints with typed captions)
Container:
Box 5, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Place:
China
Beijing (China)
China -- Description and Travel
Date:
1924
Scope and Contents note:
"The Oriental Chronicles of Benjamin in Pictures." Cloth covered, 6 ½" x 9 ¾". 96 images captioned and dated, February to June 1924. Black and white photographs affixed to pages. Depicted: Lintsing, Shantung, Tsinanfu, T'ang Shan, Peking, T'aianfu, Ch'ufu, pagodas, temples.
Scope and Contents:
The third of a four part series of hand-made photo albums depicting March's travel to and life in China. Locations include: Depicted: Linzing, Shandong, Tang Shan, Beijing, pagodas and temples.
1924年相冊。標題:本傑明东方编年史照片。1924年2月至6月,照片96張(注有标题和日期)。描述,山東、此安撫、北京、唐山、寺庙。
Photo album: "The Oriental Chronicles of Benjamin in Pictures,"
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.03
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Chinese language -- Terms and phrases  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 5.2.03
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3534a4138-8d8b-4892-98e8-72aafe384d84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref466

Journal

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
Yanjing da xue  Search this
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Priest, Alan Reed  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
182 Items (typed unbound pages with solid wood covers)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Place:
China
Beijing (China)
China -- Description and Travel
Date:
1925-1926
Scope and Contents note:
Binding removed, 9 ½" x 6". 182 pages. First entry, 30 June 1925. Last entry, 13 March 1926. Inscribed, "The Memoirs of MA". Wood cover. In the introduction, March wrote, "Chronicles of Benjamin" had, for three years, served as a journal, notebook, and record for himself of places he visited. Said that since he's now not alone that it is fitting to rename his notes, "Memoirs of MA." (Chinese name of his family). ["Chronicles of Benjamin" may be found in Series V, subseries B, photo albums.]
Scope and Contents:
A diary typed by the young Chinese art scholar Benjamin March from June 1925 to March 1926 describing his life in China. Events include March's marriage to the author Dorothy Rowe (1898-1969) in Nanjing, their honeymoon in Hangzhou and Suzhou, and their subsequent life in Beijing. March describes hikes through scenic areas in Hangzhou and Beijing; his acquaintance with scholars such as John Calvin Ferguson and Alan Priest; attending performances by Ruth St. Denis and Mei Lanfang, and his work at Yenching University.
The Memoirs of Ma
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 2.3
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Chinese language -- Terms and phrases  Search this
Painting, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 2.3
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 2: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc36bd63e4b-4db8-4872-ac06-0002023d7c84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref40

Photo album

Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Names:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Rowe, Dorothy, 1898-1969  Search this
Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Extent:
144 Gelatin silver prints
Container:
Box 4, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Gelatin silver prints
Photograph albums
Place:
China
Beijing (China)
Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)
Tokyo (Japan)
China -- Description and Travel
Date:
1923-1924
Scope and Contents note:
Inscribed, "The Oriental Chronicles of Benjamin in Pictures." 144 images, captioned. Black and white photographs affixed to scrapbook pages. Cloth covered, bound. 6" x 10". Photos document March's travels to China and while in China. Depicted: Canadian Rockies, passenger ship, Tokyo market scenes, Peitaiho, Peking, Paotingfu, Kao Yang.
Scope and Contents:
The first of a four part series of hand-made photo albums depicting March's travel to and life in China. Locations and events include: the Canadian Rockies, ship passage across the Pacific, Tokyo market scenes, Beidaihe, Beijing, Baoding and Gaoyang.
1923-1924年相冊。 標題:本傑明东方编年史照片。馬尓智在中国旅行時的照相文件。照片144張。描述:加拿大落基山脉、客船、北戴河、北京、东京市場光景、保定府、高阳县。
Photo album: "The Oriental Chronicles of Benjamin in Pictures."
Biographical / Historical:
East Asian art historian, curator and lecturer, Benjamin Franklin March Jr., was born in Chicago on July 4, 1899 to Benjamin and Isabel March. He studied, lectured, and wrote in the United States and China and through his works gained respect as one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art during the 1920s and 1930s. March was East Asian art lecturer at the University of Michigan, and curator of Asian art at the Detroit Institute of Art. Although he lived only thirty-five years, Benjamin March was a respected and influential scholar of Asian art.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1995.10 5.2.01
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Asian -- Research  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Chinese language -- Terms and phrases  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
Identifier:
FSA.A1995.10, File FSA A1995.10 5.2.01
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 5: Graphic Materials / 5.2: Photo albums
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ef5dcb26-27f9-43af-935d-e6712d66298b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref462

Head

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.7 x 4.7 x 1.8 cm (2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
face  Search this
carving  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:
S2012.9.1185
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye33f90df55-fc48-4880-8899-21f46c8b20de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.1185

Lecture

Collection Creator:
March, Benjamin, 1899-1934  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
[April 27, 1932]
Scope and Contents note:
"Series II - 8." [Conversations in Chinese Art. Chinese homes and palaces]. Typescript. 4 pages, 8 ½" x 11".
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin March Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Judith March Davis, 1995
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Benjamin March Papers
Benjamin March Papers / Series 3: Writings and Research Materials / 3.1: Lecture Materials / Lecture series: "Conversation on Chinese Art. For Mrs. Walter R. Parker's group. [University of Michigan.] Winter 1931-32." [Information from cover sheet of binder containing the following lectures]
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc397c69cb3-ee45-45a4-b7fc-bbfca5f6fe23
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1995-10-ref147

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Japanese art objects from Matsuki Bunkio

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio, 1867-1940  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:
Japan
Date:
September 1899
Scope and Contents:
The purchase included Japanese paintings and ceramics and one Chinese ceramic.
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1899.05.06
General:
Name variants: Bunkio Matsuki
Freer collection numbers: F1899.30; F1899.31; F1899.32.1; F1899.32.2a-b; F1899.33; F1899.34a-c; F1899.35; F1899.36; F1899.37
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
Art, Japanese  Search this
Antiquities  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 06.5.2.1899.05.06
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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 / 1895-1899
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc37e7eb56b-87c0-4c6c-9746-0d44ef3244c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3219
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Korean ceramics from Horace N. Allen

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Allen, Horace Newton, 1858-1932  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (one sheet, one photograph and one booklet)
Type:
Archival materials
Vouchers
Place:
Korea
Date:
May 1907
Scope and Contents:
The purchase of the Allen collection was largely negotiated by Freer's business partner Frank Hecker while Freer was traveling in Asia. The collection is primarily composed of Goryeo celadons acquired by Allen while in Korea. There are also a few pieces from Chinese kilns.
Freer collection numbers: F1907.283; F1907.284a-b; F1907.285; F1907.286a-b; F1907.287; F1907.288a-b; F1907.289; F1907.290; F1907.291; F1907.292a-b; F1907.293; F1907.294; F1907.295; F1907.296; F1907.297; F1907.298; F1907.299; F1907.300a-b; F1907.301a-b; F1907.302a-b; F1907.303; F1907.304.1; F1907.304.2; F1907.305; F1907.306; F1907.307; F1907.308; F1907.309; F1907.310; F1907.311; F1907.312; F1907.313; F1907.314; F1907.315; F1907.316; F1907.317; F1907.318; F1907.319; F1907.320; F1907.321; F1907.322.1; F1907.322.2; F1907.323; F1907.324; F1907.325; F1907.326; F1907.327; F1907.328; F1907.329; F1907.330; F1907.331; F1907.332; F1907.333a-b; F1907.334; F1907.335; F1907.336; F1907.337; F1907.338; F1907.339; F1907.340; F1907.341; F1907.342; F1907.343a-c; F1907.344a-b; F1907.345; F1907.346.1; F1907.346.2; F1907.346.3; F1907.346.4; F1907.346.5; F1907.347; F1907.348; F1907.349; F1907.350; F1907.351; F1907.352; F1907.353; F1907.354; F1907.355; F1907.356; F1907.357; F1907.358; F1907.359; F1907.360; F1907.361
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Biographical / Historical:
Doctor, missionary and diplomat Horace Newton Allen (1858-1932) lived in Korea in various capacities from 1884 to 1905. Allen wrote numerous books and articles about facets of Korean culture, history and current events. Allen's friendship with Emperor Gojong (1852-1919) enabled him to facilitate the establishment of medical facilities and closer diplomatic ties between Korea and the US.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1907.05.03
Other relationship:
Charles Lang Freer purchased Freer's purchases fsg_F1907.283
Charles Lang Freer purchased Freer's purchases fsg_F1907.284a-b
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
Art, Korean  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
ceramic  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 06.5.2.1907.05.03
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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 / 1906-1907
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f9b2f770-1182-4289-b293-b1e6d556953d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3220

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of 5 paintings, miscellaneous pottery, glass, jade, and bronzes from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
32 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
December 26, 1916
Scope and Contents:
游篠溪
This purchase includes 5 paintings, miscellaneous glass and jade, 2 bronzes, and 3 pieces of pottery.
Freer collection numbers: F1916.490; F1916.491; F1916.492a-b; F1916.493; F1916.494; F1916.495; F1916.498; F1916.499; F1916.500; F1916.501; F1916.502; F1916.503; F1916.504; F1916.505; F1916.506; F1916.507; F1916.508; F1916.509; F1916.511; F1916.512; SI numbers: SI1036; SI1037; SI1038; SI1039; SI1040; SI1041; SI1044; SI1045; SI1046; SI1047; SI1048; SI1049; SI1050; SI1051; SI1052; SI1053; SI1054; SI1055; SI1057; SI1058
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1916.12.10
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
Jade  Search this
Painting  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Pottery  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 06.5.2.1916.12.10
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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 / 1916
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc364b82d02-60b5-46d3-9627-ed4d3e2e0b85
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3235

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of 23 pieces of Chinese jade and 22 paintings from K.T. Wong

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
15 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
February 1, 1918
Scope and Contents:
This purchase includes 22 Chinese paintings and 23 pieces of jade.
Freer collection numbers: F1918.14; F1918.16; F1918.20; F1918.21; F1918.22; F1918.23; F1918.24; F1918.25; F1918.26; F1918.28; F1918.29; F1918.33; F1918.34; F1918.35; SI numbers: SI1342; SI1344; SI1348; SI1350; SI1351; SI1352; SI1353; SI1354; SI1356; SI1357; SI1362
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1918.02.02
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
Art, Chinese  Search this
Jade  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 06.5.2.1918.02.02
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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 / 1918-1919
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc33ebbb228-63eb-4ab6-9527-93bf38920cb9
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of one piece of Chinese jade called "the Great Serrate Baton of the Chou Dynasty" from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
January 3, 1918
Scope and Contents:
游篠溪
This purchase includes 1 piece of jade.
Freer collection numbers: F1918.1.1; SI numbers: SI367
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1918.01.04
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
Jade  Search this
Art, Chinese  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 06.5.2.1918.01.04
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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 / 1918-1919
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of multiple pieces of Chinese jade, pottery, and paintings from Seaouke Yue

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
22 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
November 1917
Scope and Contents:
游篠溪
This purchase includes 50 pieces of jade, 9 pieces of pottery, and 16 hanging scrolls.
Freer collection numbers: F1917.344; F1917.345; F1917.346; F1917.347; F1917.348; F1917.349; F1917.350; F1917.351; F1917.352; F1917.353; F1917.354; F1917.355; F1917.357; F1917.358; F1917.361; F1917.365; F1917.366; F1917.367; F1917.368; F1917.369; F1917.378a; F1917.378b; F1917.378c; F1917.378d; F1917.379; F1917.380; F1917.382; F1917.383; F1917.384; F1917.385; F1917.386; F1917.387; F1917.390; F1917.391; F1917.392; F1917.395; F1917.396.1; SI numbers: SI1284; SI1285; SI1286; SI1287; SI1288; SI1289; SI1290; SI1291; SI1292; SI1293; SI1294; SI1295; SI1297; SI1298; SI1301; SI305; SI1306; SI1307; SI1308; SI1309; SI1318; SI1319; SI1320; SI1322; SI1323; SI1324; SI1325; SI1326; SI1327; SI330; SI1331; SI1332; SI336
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1917.11.07
General:
Alternate terms: Kakejiku; kakemono
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
Jade  Search this
Painting  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Art, Chinese  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 06.5.2.1917.11.07
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Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1917
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's travel purchases of multiple pieces of Chinese jade from Pa Ku Cha, while visiting China

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
9 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
1910-1911
Scope and Contents:
Freer collection numbers: F1911.444; SI numbers: SI348
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1911.TP
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
Jade  Search this
Art, Chinese  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 06.5.2.1911.TP
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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
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's travel purchases from multiple dealers while visiting China

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
240 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
China
Date:
1910-1911
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1911.TP
General:
This travel packet documents Charles Lang Freer's purchases of miscellaneous art from multiple dealers during his travels in China between 1910 and 1911. This information is compiled from shipping inventories, price lists, and Charles Lang Freer's diaries. Individual purchase records are not available for art purchased on this trip.
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
Art, Chinese  Search this
Jade  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 06.5.2.1911.TP
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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
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's loan of art objects to an exhibition at the National Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
16 Documents (includes 1 printed catalog and one handwritten notebook)
Type:
Archival materials
Documents
Exhibition records
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1912
Scope and Contents:
Object lists and catalogs relating to Freer's loan of objects to be shown in the Smithsonian, Washington DC, April 15 to June 15, 1912. The exhibition featured highlights from Freer's collection, including the Whistler's Peacock Room, the Freer Gospels, paintings, ceramics and paintings.
Freer collection numbers:F1887.1; F1894.27; F1898.476; F1898.6; F1900.127; F1900.59; F1901.26; F1902.115; F1902.137; F1902.147; F1902.148; F1902.149; F1902.150; F1902.152; F1902.155; F1902.156; F1902.157; F1902.47; F1902.97; F1904.120; F1904.2; F1904.314; F1904.315; F1904.359; F1904.50; F1904.65; F1904.77; F1904.78; F1905.100; F1905.15; F1905.16; F1905.215; F1905.265; F1905.27; F1906.103; F1906.231; F1906.232; F1906.66; F1906.93; F1906.94; F1906.97; F1907.151; F1907.169; F1907.36; F1908.169; F1909.1; F1909.168; F1909.186; F1909.189; F1909.192; F1909.194; F1909.2; F1909.201; F1909.205; F1909.207; F1909.214; F1909.222; F1909.225; F1909.230; F1909.238; F1909.248; F1909.363; F1909.367; F1910.4; F1911.154; F1911.161; F1911.163; F1911.169; F1911.170; F1911.188; F1911.199; F1911.210; F1911.223; F1911.235; F1911.240; F1911.254; F1911.259; F1911.260; F1911.261; F1911.263; F1911.265; F1911.270; F1911.271; F1911.276; F1911.28; F1911.282; F1911.285; F1911.286; F1911.29; F1911.290; F1911.293; F1911.294; F1911.296; F1911.297; F1911.297; F1911.304; F1911.310; F1911.36; F1911.39; F1911.43; F1911.477; F1911.481; F1911.483; F1911.49; F1911.50; F1912.78
Arrangement:
Freer's exhibition loan records are generally organized by date of loan.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 07.16
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
Art, American  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Painting  Search this
Function:
Exhibitions
Genre/Form:
Exhibition records
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 07.16
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files / National Museum (Smithsonian)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Japanese and Chinese paintings from Ernest Fenollosa

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Date:
October, 1902
Scope and Contents:
Paintings purchased from Charles Freer's closest advisor Ernest Fenollosa. Purchases included one of the famous Daitoku-ji Luohan scrolls by Lin Tinggui (active late 12th century), as well as 2 paintings by the contemporary Japanese painters Hashimoto Gaho and Kano Hogai.
Freer collection numbers: F1902.224; F1902.225; F1902.226; F1902.227; F1902.228; F1902.229; F1902.230; F1902.274; F1902.275
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1902.08.11
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Buddhist  Search this
Art, Chinese  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 06.5.2.1902.08.11
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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 / 1900-1902
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3b0a298d0-0ab6-4dad-a543-4962e87c4cb0
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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 / 1908
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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