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35mm color stereo slides

Physical Description:
cardboard (packaging material)
cardboard (support material)
color reversal film (image material)
Measurements:
container: 1 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 10.795 cm x 5.715 cm
in frame: 40 mm x 100 mm; 1 9/16 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
stereoscopic photographs
Kodachrome (TM)
photographic transparencies
color transparencies
color slides
Place made:
China
Date made:
circa 1965
Subject:
Stereography  Search this
Amateur  Search this
Travel  Search this
ID Number:
2015.0344.38
Accession number:
2015.0344
Catalog number:
2015.0344.38
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5cc0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1804559

Chinese Coolies, Hong Kong

Retailer:
Underwood & Underwood Illustration Studios  Search this
Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereoview
stereocard
stereograph
Place made:
China: Hong Kong, Victoria
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
China
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Travel  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3019.0093
Nonaccession number:
2008.3019
Catalog number:
2008.3019.0093
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a08a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820556

A Visit in the Rain to the Painter Dai Benxiao

Artist:
Shitao (1642-1707)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 162.3 × 57.3 cm (63 7/8 × 22 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1698
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
rain  Search this
artist  Search this
travel  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment and the Collections Acquistions Program
Accession Number:
F1982.24a-d
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/ye3ab148387-ecf6-4e82-af23-c5b14dd4cdb3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1982.24a-d

[Trade catalogs from Woodward & Lothrop]

Variant company name:
Woodies  Search this
Company Name:
Woodward & Lothrop  Search this
Notes content:
one envelope OVERSIZE ; Fur fashions. Ceramics ; knives ; kitchen accessories ; cooking utensils ; pots ; pans ; bathroom accessories ; toiletries ; Kitchen Aid ; food processors ; toasters ; kitchen furniture ; flatware sets ; beds ; household furniture ; household accessories ; Estee Lauder cosmetics...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Color images
Physical description:
37 pieces; 6 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washington, Washington (D.C.), United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Candles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Glass  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Silverwork  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_36728
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_36728

Bag for a travel hair care kit used by Anna Mae Queen Holmes

Manufactured by:
Best Products Co., Inc., American, 1957 - 1997  Search this
Owned by:
Anna Mae Queen Holmes, American, 1926 - 2013  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, plastic, metal, foam, rubber, elastic, and Velcro (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 17 1/2 × 10 in. (27.9 × 44.5 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hair  Search this
Travel  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cheryl Dozier Payne in memory of Anna Mae Queen Holmes, Educator & Historian
Object number:
2014.224.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Accessories and Personal Effects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc37227d-1ebc-4eee-a5fc-bdf3cc218d9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.224.4
Online Media:

Farewell Poem for a Friend Traveling to China 送遊清國詩

Artist:
Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 111.9 × 54.8 cm (44 1/16 × 21 9/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1897
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
poetry  Search this
travel  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Accession Number:
F2018.4.28a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye3386bed20-0739-4014-9644-4267f2d3aee3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2018.4.28a-c
Online Media:

Asia maritima images et réalité, 1200-1800 édité par Denys Lombard, Roderich Ptak = Asia Maritima : Bilder und Wirklichkeit, 1200-1800 / herausgegeben von Denys Lombard, Roderich Ptak

Author:
Lombard, Denys  Search this
Ptak, Roderich  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 218 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Asie du sud-est
Asie du sud
Europe
Asia
China
Vietnam
Asie
Asien
Chine
Viet-Nam
Europa
Germersheim
Date:
1994
13e s
1500-1800
1993
Topic:
Voyages and travels  Search this
Voyages  Search this
15.70 history of Europe  Search this
15.75 history of Asia  Search this
Européen (peuple)--image--18e s  Search this
International relations  Search this
Kultur  Search this
Kulturkontakt  Search this
Meer  Search this
Navigation--Histoire  Search this
récit de voyage asiatique--image--18e s  Search this
récit de voyage européen--image--18e s  Search this
Reisebericht  Search this
Südostasienbild  Search this
Travel  Search this
Überseehandel  Search this
Voyages--Congrès  Search this
Beeldvorming  Search this
Kustgebieden  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Relations  Search this
Descriptions et voyages  Search this
Congrès  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Call number:
DS7 .A85 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_884772

Scholar Arriving in the Rain

Artist:
Wang Su (1794-1877)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 93.3 x 40.7 cm (36 3/4 x 16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1864
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
spring  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
rain  Search this
scholar  Search this
travel  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Accession Number:
F1980.165
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/ye3966f25b7-0030-45a8-9626-df36f1994499
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1980.165

Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010

Creator:
Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012  Search this
Subject:
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Jenkins, Esther Ebenhoe  Search this
Bluhm, Norman  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Erma, Thomas  Search this
Prantl, Karl  Search this
Dusanne, Zoe  Search this
Prince, Frank  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy  Search this
Gilot, Francoise  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York University  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Type:
Travel diaries
Manuscripts
Sketches
Watercolors
Prints
Collages
Visitors' books
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Place:
China -- description and travel
Citation:
Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Medals -- Design  Search this
Painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13668
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)274646
AAA_collcode_jenkpaul2
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_274646
Online Media:

Paul Jenkins papers

Creator:
Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Martha Jackson Gallery  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York University  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Bluhm, Norman, 1921-1999  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Dusanne, Zoe, -1977  Search this
Erma, Thomas, 1939-1964  Search this
Gilot, Francoise, 1921-  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979  Search this
Jenkins, Esther Ebenhoe  Search this
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984  Search this
Prantl, Karl  Search this
Prince, Frank  Search this
Extent:
11.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Travel diaries
Manuscripts
Sketches
Watercolors
Prints
Collages
Visitors' books
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Date:
circa 1915-2010
Summary:
The papers of abstract expressionist painter and playwright Paul Jenkins measure 11.1 linear feet and date from circa 1915 to 2010. Jenkins's career in New York and Paris is documented through biographical material, family papers, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, photographs of Jenkins in his studio and at various events, and original artwork by Jenkins and others.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of abstract expressionist painter and playwright Paul Jenkins measure 11.1 linear feet and date from circa 1915 to 2010. Jenkins's career in New York and Paris is documented through biographical material, family papers, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, photographs of Jenkins in his studio and at various events, and original artwork by Jenkins and others.

Biographical material and family papers consist of awards and certificates, calendars, marriage, divorce, and estate papers, and military service records. Also included are family papers and a scrapbook belonging to Jenkins's aunt, Louise Jenkins.

Correspondence, which makes up the bulk of the collection, is with family, friends, and fellow artists, including Alice Baber, Norman Bluhm, Willem de Kooning, and Lee Krasner Pollock, as well as art organizations, schools, museums, galleries, and gallery owners, such as the Art Students League of New York, New York University, Museum of Modern Art, Martha Jackson Gallery, Zoe Dusanne, and Peggy Guggenheim.

Writings includes scattered writings by Paul Jenkins, two of his travel diaries, and the guest book for an exhibition in Tokyo. Also found are a copy of Lili Krahmer Verame's China travel diary and the writings and research materials of others.

Personal business records consist of financial records, lease documents, price lists, travel documents, and papers regarding Jenkins's rental property. Also included are a file on the New York University medal designed by Jenkins and a file concerning a Karl Prantl statue.

Printed material consists of event programs, newsletters, bulletins, member reports, press releases, art exhibition announcements and catalogs, concert and theater announcements and programs, news and magazine clippings, and obituaries and memorial announcements.

Artwork contains miscellaneous sketches and collages by Paul Jenkins. Additional artworks include sketches, watercolors, and prints by other artists, as well as 8 oversize mixed media sketches by Frank Prince of Jenkins's Meditation Mandala Sundial sculptures.

Photographs of Paul Jenkins depict him in his studio, with family and friends, and at events. Photographs of family and friends include Esther Ebenhoe Jenkins, Alice Baber Jenkins, Norman Bluhm, Thomas Erma, Françoise Gilot, Matsumi "Mike," Carole, and Bunshi Paul Kanemitsu, and Frank Prince.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1915-1997 (Box 1; 9 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1930-2010 (Box 1-9, 13; 9 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1950-2003 (Box 9-10; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, circa 1944-1990 (Box 10; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, circa 1952-2010 (Box 10-11; 0.6 linear feet)

Aeries 6: Artwork, circa 1935-2007 (Box 11-12, OV 14; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Photography, circa 1940-1998 (Box 12; 0.4 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Jenkins (1923-2012) was an abstract expressionist painter and playwright in New York, New York, and Paris, France. Jenkins was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1923, and moved to Youngstown, Ohio as a teenager. After serving in the U.S. Maritime Service and the U.S. Naval Air Corps, Jenkins studied playwriting with George McCalmon at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University). In 1948, he moved to New York City, where he studied with Yasuo Kuniyoshi at the Art Students League of New York.

Over the course of his career, Jenkins experimented with multiple techniques, including oil on primed canvas, flowing paints, acrylics, watercolor, and mixed media collages. After traveling extensively and meeting many artists, Jenkins ultimately became associated with the Abstract Expressionists. His work gained the attention of other members of the art world and he held solo exhibitions at venues such as the Zoe Dusanne Gallery in Seattle and the Martha Jackson Gallery in New York. Jenkins' paintings were purchased by both museums and private collectors, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Peggy Guggenheim.

In addition to his painting, Jenkins continued to explore other creative endeavors. He experimented with sculpture, producing works for events and permanent displays, including the Sculptors' Symposium at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum and the Sculpture Garden of the Hofstra Museum. His plays, such as Strike the Puma, were published and performed off Broadway in New York City. Jenkins's art served as the backdrop for multiple stage productions, and in 1978, his paintings were featured in the Academy Award nominated movie An Unmarried Woman. Jenkins also collaborated on a number of book projects, including Anatomy of a Cloud, a collection of autobiographical collages and texts.

Throughout his adult life, Jenkins split most of his time between New York and Paris. He continued to create and exhibit new works until his death in New York in 2012.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are an interview of Paul Jenkins, August 1969, conducted by Albert Elsen, and an oral history interview, 1968, conducted by Colette Roberts.
Provenance:
The papers were donated 2007-2009 and in 2012 by Paul and Suzanne Jenkins.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
Occupation:
Dramatists -- France -- Paris  Search this
Dramatists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Medals -- Design  Search this
Painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travel diaries
Manuscripts
Sketches
Watercolors
Prints
Collages
Visitors' books
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Paul Jenkins papers, circa 1915-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.jenkpaul2
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Paul Jenkins papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97a17d1c1-3b35-4e96-b562-6daf3559775e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jenkpaul2
Online Media:

Visionary journeys travel writings from early medieval and nineteenth-century China Xiaofei Tian

Author:
Tian, Xiaofei 1971-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 381 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Place:
Foreign countries
China
Pays étrangers
Chine
Kina
Date:
2011
Northern and Southern dynasties, 386-589
19th century
19e siècle
Topic:
Travelers' writings, Chinese--History and criticism  Search this
Travel in literature  Search this
Foreign countries in literature  Search this
Displacement (Psychology) in literature  Search this
Visualization in literature  Search this
Chinese--Historiography  Search this
Literature and history--History  Search this
Voyage dans la littérature  Search this
Pays étrangers dans la littérature  Search this
Déplacement (Psychologie) dans la littérature  Search this
Visualisation dans la littérature  Search this
Chinois--Historiographie  Search this
Littérature et histoire--Histoire  Search this
Civilization--Foreign influences  Search this
Literature and history  Search this
Northern and Southern Dynasties (China)  Search this
Travelers' writings, Chinese  Search this
Ausland  Search this
Chinesisch  Search this
Literatur  Search this
Reiseliteratur  Search this
Kinesisk litteratur--historia  Search this
Resor i litteraturen  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Foreign influences  Search this
Civilisation  Search this
Influence étrangère  Search this
Kultur- och samhällsliv  Search this
Utländska influenser  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1165005

On the Docks in Hong Kong Harbor, China

Photographer:
Ingersoll, T. W. (Truman Ward), 1862-1922  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (color)
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
China
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
Date:
1903
General:
Historic Image #: 1365
on back: a description of Hong Kong and its inhabitants.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Men  Search this
Ships  Search this
Harbors  Search this
Docks  Search this
Laborers -- China  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Historic Gardens Stereograph Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.STR, Item STR027001
See more items in:
Historic gardens Stereograph collection
Historic gardens Stereograph collection / Gardens and Landscapes / Foreign Countries / China / Hong Kong
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6faee95c2-9cdb-4f32-9c4e-7e025d27ab9a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-str-ref4891

Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers

Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Names:
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee  Search this
Asia House Gallery  Search this
Bennington College  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Chinese Art Society of America  Search this
Columbia University. Teachers College. Lincoln School  Search this
Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York  Search this
Japan Society (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Refugee Service (U.S.)  Search this
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
Baerwald, Paul, 1871-1961  Search this
David, Percival, Sir, 1892-1964  Search this
Lawton, Thomas, 1931-  Search this
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Salmony, Alfred, 1890-1958  Search this
Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.)  Search this
Stern, Harold P.  Search this
Wenley, A. G. (Archibald Gibson), 1898-1962  Search this
Extent:
25 Cubic feet
Culture:
Jewish American  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Photographs
Diaries
Maps
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
China
USA -- New York -- New York
Date:
1910-2002
bulk 1935-2000
Scope and Contents:
Papers of art collectors Pauline Baerwald Falk (1910-2000) and Myron Samuel (Johnny) Falk Jr. (1906-1992). This collection includes correspondence; art collection documentation; research materials; photographs (slides and prints) and audiovisual materials; financial information; biographical data; records of philanthropic and social activities; travel records; and appointment books.
Arrangement:
Organized into five series: • Series 1: Biographic Materials • Series 2: Travel • Series 3: Correspondence • Series 4: Collection Files • Series 5: Slides
Biographical / Historical:
Pauline Baerwald was born in New York City in 1910, living there until her death in 2000. In 1932 she graduated from Smith College and went on to the School of Social Work at Columbia University. Pauline's father, Paul Baerwald, was a German-Jewish banker and philanthropist, as well as an executive board member of the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), an agency chartered to provide refugee services for European Jews who were victims of persecution throughout Russia and Europe. Pauline was an active volunteer with the JDC throughout World War II. After the war she was one of the founders of the National Refuge Service (later the New York Association for New Americans) as well as the Jewish Social Service Association. She also served as president of the Jewish Family Services, a predecessor agency of the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services. In 1935 Pauline Baerwald married Myron "Johnny" S. Falk, Jr., and raised three children: Patricia, Michael and Nancy. Pauline, with support from Johnny, was a founder of the New Lincoln School in Manhattan, having attended the Lincoln School as a child. They maintained connection to charitable social work throughout their lives.

Myron "Johnny" S. Falk, Jr., son of Myron S. Falk, was born in New York City in 1906. In 1928 he earned a degree at Yale and a B.S. in Engineering from MIT in 1929. During World War II Johnny was a commissioned officer in the army, posted to the Pentagon ordinance section, applying his engineering and management skills to the task of munitions production. The family moved to Washington, D.C. during the war. In addition to his professional career as an investment banker with Ralph E. Samuels and Co., Johnny was a director of the New York Foundation and Hebrew Technical Institute. He was a board member of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies and Bennington College.

Pauline and Johnny were both introduced to Chinese art early in life. Johnny's father collected Chinese porcelain to decorate his New York home. In keeping with the taste of the times, most of his pieces were Kangxi blue and white porcelains. On his sixtieth birthday he divided his porcelains among his three children. Several years later Johnny and his sister, Mildred, gave many of those Kangxi porcelains to the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to be permanently installed, together with many other porcelains, to re-create the original appearance of the Whistler Peacock Room.

Pauline was introduced to Chinese art by her uncle, Emil Baerwald, who took her to the Metropolitan Museum to see the Bishop Collection and on visits to Yamanaka and Company on Fifth Avenue, where Mr. Shirai would take them into the private rooms to see the rarest pieces. Emil Baerwald lived in Europe, and, as an active collector of Chinese ceramics, he became acquainted with leading Chinese art collectors there, including George Eumorfopoulos and Sir Percival David. He provided introductions to collectors when Pauline and Johnny visited England in 1950.

In 1937 Pauline and Johnny made their first trip to China on Pan Am's Clipper, flying from San Francisco to Manila. It was during their first visit to China that Johnny and Pauline began buying early Chinese pottery and works of art. Pauline referred to this trip as the one trip that formed their collection. On this flight they met K.C. Chung, a consultant and friend for years to come. Pauline's uncle, Ernst Baerwald, lived in Tokyo and was well connected in the arts. Through his introductions they met significant art dealers, including Mathias Komor, who became an advisor to them.

Pauline and Johnny were contributors the founding of many Asian art organizations in America during the years following World War II and the Korean War. They participated in the establishment of the Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America in 1945, a scholarly journal which was renamed Archives of Asian Art in 1966 and continues publication today.

Pauline and Johnny were strong supporters of the Asia Society, where Johnny was a trustee. In 1971 they were among the first participants in the Japan Society and were founding members of the Friends of Japan House Gallery. Johnny was also a trustee of the Research Laboratory of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from 1966 until his death. In 1950 Pauline and Johnny attended a meeting of the Oriental Ceramic Society (OCS) of London, and a few years later Johnny became the OCS representative in North America, a post he held for more than thirty years.

Johnny Falk died in 1992 and Pauline Baerwald Falk passed away in 2000, the same year the collection of approximately 700 items was assigned to Christie's.
Provenance:
Gift of the Falk family.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Occupation:
Philanthropists  Search this
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Bronzes, Chinese  Search this
Ceramics -- China  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Diaries -- 20th century
Maps -- 20th century
Citation:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers, FSA.A2002.03. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Falk family.
Identifier:
FSA.A2002.03
See more items in:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc35440acda-af34-4172-9ab4-0a564fcfb41f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2002-03
Online Media:

Footage of the Falks' travel in Asia, reel 4: "Mukden, Keijō, Japan"

Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Names:
Baerwald, Paul, 1871-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Extent:
1 Film positive (silent, 12 minutes, black and white; color, 16mm)
Container:
Reel 4
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film positives
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Korea
Japan
Date:
1937
Scope and Contents:
One of four reels 16mm motion picture film taken during Johnny and Pauline Falk's 1937 trip to China, Korea and Japan. The reel mixes color and black and white footage. Kodak had only recently made color film available, so this may be among the earliest color footage of many of the locations the Falks visited.
沈阳 서울 京都 日光 鎌倉
Biographical / Historical:
The Falks took one of the inaugural Pan Am Clipper flights to China in 1937. Myron S. (Johnny) Falk Jr., and his wife Pauline Baerwald Falk were active philanthropists, prominent Asian art collectors and were both active in the Jewish and Art communities.
0:00 - 1:08: Qing Tombs, Shenyang (May 14); 1:08 - 1:33: Injeongjeon Hall, Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, Peony gardens and another building - not sure exactly which building within the palace (May 15); 1:33 - 1:48: Wongaksa Pagoda at Tapgol Park, Seoul (May 15); 1:48 - 2:00: Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, Gyeongbokgung Palace (May 16); 2:00 - 2:06: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul (May 16); 2:06 - 2:11: Yasaka Shrine OR Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto (May 18); 2:11 - 2:22: Kyoto Schoolchildren (May 18-19); 2:22 - 2:25: Horyu-ji temple, Nara (May 19); 2:25 - 4:01: Riding on the rapids of the Hozugawa River, Kyoto (May 20); 4:01 - 6:00: Nikko Tosho-gu, Nikko, Japan (May 23); 6:00 - 8:09: Daibutsu, Kamakura, Japan (May); 8:09 - 9:29: Unknown residence, perhaps "Ernst and the children" as mentioned in the diary, likely in Kyoto (May 21); 9:29 - 11:40: Unknown ryokan or the Miyako Hotel in Kyoto (date unknown); 11:40 - 12:00: Mrs. Falk and unknown friends appearing to be on board a ship (date unknown)
Local Numbers:
FSA A2002.03 4.4
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
Genre/Form:
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers, FSA.A2002.03. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Falk family.
See more items in:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers / Series 2: Travel / 6: Audiovisual Media
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc344cdc7b3-7410-4371-8b5c-3caed2013a3b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2002-03-ref4

Footage of the Falks' travel in Asia, reel 1: "Johnny, San Francisco to Manila and through Chungking"

Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Names:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
Baerwald, Paul, 1871-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Extent:
1 Film positive (silent, 16 minutes, color; black and white, 16mm)
Container:
Reel 1
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film positives
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Philippines
Hong Kong
China
USA -- New York -- New York
Date:
1937
Scope and Contents:
One of four reels 16mm motion picture film taken during Johnny and Pauline Falk's 1937 trip to China, Korea and Japan. The reel mixes color and black and white footage. Kodak had only recently made color film available, so this may be among the earliest color footage of many of the locations the Falks visited.
广州 厦门 汉口重庆
Biographical / Historical:
The Falks took one of the inaugural Pan Am Clipper flights to China in 1937. Myron S. (Johnny) Falk Jr., and his wife Pauline Baerwald Falk were active philanthropists, prominent Asian art collectors and were both active in the Jewish and Art communities.
0:00 - 0:39: Alameda Airport, boarding the Philippine Clipper (March 24-25); 0:39 - 0:49: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (March 26); 0:49 - 2:49: 1. Pan American Airways Hotel at Midway / Wake Island (March 27-30); 2:49 - 4:34: Military parade of soldiers and children, Guam (March 31); 4:24 - 4:52: Manila (April 1); 4:55 - 5:47: Xiamen (April 5); 5:47 - 6:30: Hong Kong Harbor, on the boat to Kowloon (April 6); 6:30 - 6:38: Ruins of St. Paul's in Macau (April 8); 6:38 - 6:42: ? 6:42 - 7:04: Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Guangzhou (April 10-11); 7:04 - 7:32: Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall or Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou; 7:32 - 7:36: Hills outside of Guangzhou (April 10-12); 7:36 - 7:41: ? 7:41 - 8:09: Train from Guangzhou to Wubei on Hangkow Railroad (April 12); 8:09 - 8:11: Locals somewhere near train station between Guangzhou and Wubei (April 12); 8:12 - 8:20: Viewing Temple of the Six Banyan Trees from a distance, railroad stations along Hangkow RR (April 12); 8:20 - 8:33: Wuhan, along the Yangtze. Perhaps taken from the Chinese Customs House (April 12); 8:33 - 8:44: Nina & George Blowers, Hankou (April 13); 8:44 - 8:57: Hangkow Country Club (April 14); 8:57 - 9:06: Spectators in Hankou watching plane departure (April 15); 9:06 - 10:43: Pilot Hugh Chen preparing to fly a small Loening, views of Hankou port, Standard Oil Company, men carrying gasoline barrels (April 15); 10:43 - 11:30: Airport in Shasi District of Jingzhou, watching planes land and take off (April 15); 11:30 - 12:30: Crossing Yangtze river at Chongqing, looking out onto the mountains (April 16); 12:30 - 14:52: Taking "chairs" up into Chongqing hillside, looking out onto the hills, visited temple with many graves, looked down at Yangzi and Chongqing industry (April 16); 14:52 - 15:16: "Mr. Hamburger" or "Mr. Reuss" and Falks in Chongqing, home of a K.Z. Yang (April 17); 15:16 - 16:13: Crossing Yangzi in Chongqing on the way to Shanghai (April 17)
Local Numbers:
FSA A2002.03 4.1
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
Genre/Form:
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers, FSA.A2002.03. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Falk family.
See more items in:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers / Series 2: Travel / 6: Audiovisual Media
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ffc9e46f-e11b-424a-85b6-919021c06068
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2002-03-ref1

Footage of the Falks' travel in Asia, reel 2: "Chungking to Dragon Screen"

Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Names:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
Baerwald, Paul, 1871-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Extent:
1 Film positive (silent, 14 minutes, black and white; color, 16mm)
Container:
Reel 2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film positives
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Shanghai (China)
Beijing (China)
Date:
1937
Scope and Contents:
One of four reels 16mm motion picture film taken during Johnny and Pauline Falk's 1937 trip to China, Korea and Japan. The reel mixes color and black and white footage. Kodak had only recently made color film available, so this may be among the earliest color footage of many of the locations the Falks visited.
上海 杭州 北京
Biographical / Historical:
The Falks took one of the inaugural Pan Am Clipper flights to China in 1937. Myron S. (Johnny) Falk Jr., and his wife Pauline Baerwald Falk were active philanthropists, prominent Asian art collectors and were both active in the Jewish and Art communities.
0:00 - 1:16: Landing at Shanghai airport, met by "Mr. Chung's car" (April 17); 1:17 - 1:52: Shanghai Harbor, ferry crossing the water, Mrs. Falk and K.C. Chung (April 17); 1:52 - 2:13: riding up "dike road" to Hangzhou from Shanghai with K.C. Chung (April 20); 2:13 - 2:24: Heavy rainfall on the sightseeing tour in Hangzhou, tea at the "largest temple in grove" (April 21); 2:24 - 3:37: Hangzhou, walking along the dike road that cuts off a part of the lake (April 21); 3:37 - 3:43: Huanglong Cave ("Grotto of Yellow Dragon"); in Hunan (April 22); 3:34 - 3:53: Winter Palace (Beihai Park) Pavilion, White Dagoba, Beijing (April 27); 3:53 - 5:51: Forbidden City (April 28-29); 3:51 - 6:11: Scenes from the train from Beijing to Hankou (April 30); 6:11 - 7:38: Donkey ride up to Great Wall from the Hankou pass (April 30); 7:38 - 8:11: Ming Tombs and stone elephant, Beijing (April 30); 8:11 - 8:41: Funeral procession, Beijing (April 30/May 1); 8:41 - 8:50: Duobao Glazed Tile Pagoda, Summer Palace, Beijing (May 1); 8:50 - 9:04: Summer Palace (May 1); 9:04 - 9:55: The Pagoda of Buddhist Virtue with KC Chung and his mother, Summer Palace, Beijing (May 1); 9:55 - 10:07: Summer Palace, Archway, bronze male lions (May 1); 10:08 - 10:14: Pagoda of Buddhist Virtue (May 1); 10:14 - 10:24: Viewing Pagoda of Buddhist Virtue from boat (Unknown date, likely May 1-7); 10:30 - 10:39: Banbi Bridge, Summer Palace (May 7); 10:39 - 10:55: Hall of the Sea of Wisdom, Summer Palace (May 7); 10:56 - 11:01: In the Summer Palace grounds (May 7); 11:01 - 11:12: Duobao Glazed Tile Pagoda, Summer Palace (May 7); 11:12 - 11:15: Detail of dragon head on Summer Palace roof (May 7); 11:15 - 11:21: Stupa, Summer Palace (May 7); 11:21 - 11:26: Bronze lion, Summer Palace (May 7); 11:26 - 11:32: Mrs. Falk and (likely) Mrs. Finnell in the Summer Palace grounds (May 7); 11:32 - 11:41: Lama monument, Beijing (May 4); 11:41 - 12:09: Lama monument, bas reliefs from Lama tomb (May 4); 12:09 - 13:32: Scenes from the Temple of Confucius, Beijing (May 4); 13:32 - 14:32: Nine Dragon Screen, Beihai Park, Beijing (April 27)
Local Numbers:
FSA A2002.03 4.2
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
Genre/Form:
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers, FSA.A2002.03. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Falk family.
See more items in:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers / Series 2: Travel / 6: Audiovisual Media
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3707ff552-5ed7-4da1-9a10-2517935ea14e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2002-03-ref2

Footage of the Falks' travel in Asia, reel 3: "Western Hills & Temple"

Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Names:
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
Baerwald, Paul, 1871-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992  Search this
Falk, Pauline  Search this
Extent:
1 Film positive (silent, 12 minutes, black and white; color, 16mm)
Container:
Reel 3
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Film positives
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
China -- Description and Travel
Beijing (China)
Date:
1937
Scope and Contents:
One of four reels 16mm motion picture film taken during Johnny and Pauline Falk's 1937 trip to China, Korea and Japan. The reel mixes color and black and white footage. Kodak had only recently made color film available, so this may be among the earliest color footage of many of the locations the Falks visited.
北京 承德 热河
Biographical / Historical:
The Falks took one of the inaugural Pan Am Clipper flights to China in 1937. Myron S. (Johnny) Falk Jr., and his wife Pauline Baerwald Falk were active philanthropists, prominent Asian art collectors and were both active in the Jewish and Art communities.
0:00 - 0:42: Sedan chairs and donkey ride in Western Hills (April 25); 0:42 - 1:40: "Feast Day of first Yuan Emperor" festival and procession, Western Hills (April 25); 1:40 - 1:46: unknown woman and elderly man at the "Mummy Temple" in Western Hills (April 25); 1:46 - 2:38: "Mummy Temple" in Western Hills (April 25); 2:38 - 4:02: Continued procession, sedan chair and donkey rides in Western Hills (April 25); 4:02 - 4:14: Forbidden City, Beijing (April 27); 4:14 - 5:03: Temple of Heaven, Beijing (April 27); 5:03 - 5:15: Mrs. Falk and friends at the Temple of Heaven, Beijing (April 27); 5:15 - 5:59: Temple of Heaven, Beijing (April 27); 5:59 - 6:06: Putuo Zongcheng Temple, Chengde (May 11); 6:06 - 6:28: Puning Temple, Chengde (May 11); 6:28 - 7:36: Puning Temple, unknown statues, Chengde (May 11); 7:36 - 7:40: Xumifushou Temple (Temple of Happiness and Longevity of the Sumeru Mountain, Chengde (May 11); 7:40 - 8:10: Liuli-Wanshou pagoda (Glazed Tile Pagoda of Longevity) Xumifushou Temple, Chengde (May 11); 8:10 - 9:17: Putuo Zongcheng Temple, Chengde; (May 11); 9:17 - 9:33: Main hall of the Putuo Zongcheng temple surrounding Wanfaguiyi Hall, Chengde (May 11); 9:33 - 9:40: Looking down at the Sarira Pagoda, Chengde (May 11); 9:40 - 10:02: Corner pavilion of Wanfaguiyi, Putoh Zongcheng Temple, Chengde (May 11); 10:02 - 10:54: Putuo Zongcheng Temple, Chengde (May 11); 10:54 - Villagers in Chengde, ruins 11:30 - 11:47: Sarira Pagoda at Chengde Mountain Resort (May 11); 11:47 - 11:55: Mrs. Falk and friends (May 11)
Local Numbers:
FSA A2002.03 4.3
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
Genre/Form:
Home movies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Citation:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers, FSA.A2002.03. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Falk family.
See more items in:
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers
Pauline B. and Myron S. Falk, Jr. Papers / Series 2: Travel / 6: Audiovisual Media
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc38e29df20-6f8a-4343-8c9f-16bd41c4e32f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2002-03-ref3

The Mongol mission narratives and letters of the Franciscan missionaries in Mongolia and China in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries Translated by a nun of Stanbrook Abbey

Author:
Dawson, Christopher 1889-1970  Search this
Author:
Giovanni da Piau del Carpine Archbishop of Antivari -1252 History of the Mongols  Search this
Ruysbroeck, Willem van approximately 1210-approximately 1270 Journey of William of Rubruck  Search this
Physical description:
xxxix, 246 pages illustrations, folded map 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
Asia
Asie
East Asia
Mongolia
Date:
1955
Topic:
Missionaries  Search this
Mongols--History  Search this
Missionnaires  Search this
Mongols--Histoire  Search this
15.75 history of Asia  Search this
Mongols  Search this
Travel  Search this
Franciscans  Search this
Travel books  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Descriptions et voyages  Search this
Call number:
DS6 .D3X
DS6.D3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_10104

Hong Kong Hotel - Peninsula Hotel - Repulse Bay Hotel

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.4 cm x 13.4 cm; 4 3/32 in x 5 9/32 in
Object Name:
sticker
decal
Object Type:
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Place made:
China: Hong Kong
Date made:
ca 1930
ca 1920
Subject:
Travel  Search this
hotels  Search this
ID Number:
2012.0240.22
Accession number:
2012.0240
Catalog number:
2012.0240.22
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-becd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1435233

San Francisco China Town gate

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
snapshot
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
ca 1970s
Subject:
Chinese Americans  Search this
Travel  Search this
Architecture  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0068.0007
Accession number:
2018.0068
Catalog number:
2018.0068.0007
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-60e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1891297

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