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A Singhalese girl with her water jar. 14327 Interpositive

Topic:
BURMA AND CEYLON
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Ceylon
Singhal
Local Numbers:
RSN 7493

Video number 06657
General:
Similar to RSN 4841.
Currently stored in box 1.2.10 [9].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits -- Ceylon  Search this
Pottery -- Ceylon  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7461-7565
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8591d71ab-8fd8-40c1-a3d7-52a32a1b37f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16778

A junk laden with pottery, on the Irrawaddy. 14551 interpositive

Topic:
BURMA AND CEYLON
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Burma
Irrawaddy River (Burma)
Local Numbers:
RSN 7563

Video number 06727
General:
Currently stored in box 1.2.11 [18].
Similar to RSN 4778.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Pottery -- Burma  Search this
Rivers -- Burma  Search this
Sailboats -- Burma  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.2: H.C. White Interpositives / RSN Numbers 7461-7565
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89652aec6-4b59-4bc0-8ea1-88bf313812e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref16848

In one of the limestone caves at Endor, home of the storied witch. 10942 Interpositive

Topic:
BIBLE LANDS TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Dutkewitch  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Endor (Palestine)
Palestine
Date:
1910
Local Numbers:
RSN 24447
General:
Similar to RSN 15032-15034.
Currently stored in box 3.2.38 [137].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cooking -- Palestine  Search this
Pottery -- Palestine  Search this
Witchcraft -- Palestine  Search this
Witches  Search this
Caves -- Palestine  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 24380-24482
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep856da7401-344e-44ab-b1dc-3ec6b53b5290
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref22211

A potter and his wheel, fashioning a case of Awata porcelain--in the famous Kinkosan works, Kyoto. 3906 interpositive

Topic:
JAPAN TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Kinkosan (Firm) (Kyoto, Japan)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Awata
Japan
Kyoto (Japan)
Local Numbers:
RSN 26297
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.48 [90].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Artisans -- Japan  Search this
Factories -- Japan  Search this
Laborers -- Japan  Search this
Porcelains -- Japan  Search this
Pottery -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 26286-26387
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b832e299-cefa-41b5-9262-b771965433bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24056

Expert workmen creating exquisite designs in cloisonne (Mr. Namikawa in background), Kyoto. 3908 interpositive

Topic:
JAPAN TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Japan
Kyoto (Japan)
Namikawa
Local Numbers:
RSN 26298
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.48 [90].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Artisans -- Japan  Search this
Factories -- Japan  Search this
Laborers -- Japan  Search this
Porcelains -- Japan  Search this
Pottery -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 26286-26387
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a861e23d-47e9-40f8-baf9-6a96ceb5fecb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24057

Church at San Pedro Macati, used as a hospital. 4601 interpositive

Topic:
PHILIPPINE ISLANDS--LUZON I.
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
San Pedro Macati (Philippines)
Local Numbers:
RSN 26465
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.49 [98].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Churches -- Philippines  Search this
Crosses -- Philippines  Search this
Hospitals -- Philippines  Search this
Pottery -- Philippines  Search this
War -- Philippines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 26388-26492
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b491e51b-729f-4bc5-afd7-7946c8a5f75c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24224

A Singhalese girl with her water jar. [Active no. 14327 : stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
CEYLON
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Ponting, Herbert George, 1870-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Ceylon
Singhalese
Scope and Contents:
Subject wears long skirt but is nude to the waist.
Local Numbers:
RSN 4841
General:
Similar to RSN 7493.
Currently stored in box 1.1.26 [142]. Orig. no. 147-E.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Portraits -- Women -- Ceylon  Search this
Pottery -- Ceylon  Search this
Nudity -- Ceylon  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 4783-4851
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81802ae83-9e38-40e8-9f12-2fe9a447ff23
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref4810

(71) Pretty factory girls decorate cheap pottery for the foreign markets, Kyoto, Japan

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920  Search this
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904  Search this
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (8 x 17 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Photographs
Place:
Asia
Japan
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1904 or earlier
Underwood & Underwood, 1904 or earlier
Local Numbers:
R580 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 580
General:
Title printed on stereograph.
Item is number 71 in a series.
Copyright 1904 by Underwood & Underwood.
Photographer is unidentified.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Photography -- 19th century  Search this
Pottery -- Japan  Search this
Children -- Stereographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Stereographs -- 1870-1910
Collection Citation:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Purchase and partial donation.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.35, Item FSA A1999.35 580
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan / Series FSA A1999.35 A4: Set of Underwood & Underwood stereographs of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc36fe48398-ed0e-41b5-9508-4b11aade78b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref132
Online Media:

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Japanese pottery from Takayanagi Tozo

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Sheets
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Vouchers
Place:
Japan
Date:
February 20, 1893
Scope and Contents:
One of Freer's earliest extensive purchases of Japan ceramics from the New York dealer Takayanagi Tozo.
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1893.01.09
General:
Freer collection numbers: F1893.2; F1893.3a-b; F1893.4a-b; F1893.5a-b; F1893.6a-b; F1893.7; F1893.8a-b; F1893.9; F1893.10; F1893.30a-b; F1893.31a-b; F1894.16
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
Pottery -- Japan  Search this
Art, Japanese  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 06.5.2.1893.01.09
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1893-1894
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ac0836ec-8970-4f92-b174-c39c2b57cc84
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3317
Online Media:

Record of Charles Lang Freer's purchase of Japanese objects from Takayanagi Tozo

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:
Japan
Date:
March 28, 1893
Scope and Contents:
One of Freer's earliest purchases of Japanese objects from the New York dealer Takayanagi Tozo. Includes 2 pieces of pottery and a textile as well as sticks of incense.
Arrangement:
Freer's purchase vouchers are generally organized by date of purchase.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 06.5.2.1893.04.07
General:
Freer collection numbers: F1893.2; F1893.13
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
Pottery -- Japan  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Incense  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 06.5.2.1893.04.07
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 6: Financial Materials / 6.5: Vouchers / 6.5.2: Financial materials - Vouchers - Art vouchers / 1893-1894
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34d728404-4786-45be-8885-5f5f3234446e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref3318
Online Media:

Onggi Pottery Film: Interview with Workers at Kap'Yong, Korea

Field worker:
Sayers, Robert  Search this
Yong-Phil, Kim  Search this
Names:
Film/Monograph Series  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Korea
Korea (South)
Local Numbers:
FP-1994-CT-0324
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Korea, August 23, 1987.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Pottery -- Korea  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.AVPR, Item FP-1994-CT-0324
See more items in:
CFCH Audiovisual Projects
CFCH Audiovisual Projects / Audio Recordings / Onggi Pottery
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5cb086d70-1195-4eaa-854d-94b3cd10bc10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-avpr-ref233

Onggi Workshop

Field worker:
Sayers, Robert  Search this
Names:
Film/Monograph Series  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Korea (South)
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0454
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Pottery -- Korea  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.AVPR, Item FP-1987-CT-0454
See more items in:
CFCH Audiovisual Projects
CFCH Audiovisual Projects / Audio Recordings / Onggi Pottery
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5c59eefdf-2647-44ba-bc72-e6380b6ad38b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-avpr-ref235

Onggi Village

Field worker:
Sayers, Robert  Search this
Names:
Film/Monograph Series  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Koreans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Korea
Korea (South)
Local Numbers:
FP-1987-CT-0455
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Korea, November 25, 1987.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Pottery -- Korea  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.AVPR, Item FP-1987-CT-0455
See more items in:
CFCH Audiovisual Projects
CFCH Audiovisual Projects / Audio Recordings / Onggi Pottery
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk589c87f0f-4efd-4da8-ba5b-0878575dc758
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-avpr-ref236

Helen D. Ling Papers

Extent:
6.15 Cubic feet (consisting of 14 boxes and 1 flat box.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Notes
Photographs
Place:
Shanghai (China)
Singapore
Date:
1928-2008
bulk 1945-1982
Summary:
The Helen D. Ling Papers, dating from 1928-2008 with the bulk of material dating from 1945-1982, measure 6.15 cubic feet and include biographical material, research, writings, correspondence, printed material, and audiovisual material related to Ling's life and work as a collector and dealer of Asian art.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Helen Ling measure 6.15 cubic feet and date from 1928 to 2008, with the bulk of material dating between 1945-1982. The papers largely relate to Ling's personal life, research, and collections of Chinese objects. The papers include biographical material, research, writings, correspondence, printed material, and audio recordings.
Arrangement:
The Helen D. Ling papers are organized into six series: Series 1: Biographical Material; Series 2: Diaries; Series 3: Research Files; Series 4: Writings and Notes; Series 5: Correspondence; Series 6: Printed Material; Series 7: Audiovisual Material; Series 8: Lectures; Series 9: Sales Records
Biographical Note:
Helen Dalling Ling was born Helen Dalling on July 28, 1901 in Uhrichsville, Ohio, and grew up in Everett, Pennsylvania. Ling was an American collector, dealer, and connoisseur of Asian art and antiques.

In 1925, Ling attended an American Baptist Foreign Mission picnic where she met Tien-Gi (Ti-Gi) Ling, a Chinese research chemist who was studying for his master's and subsquent doctorate in industrial chemistry from Brown University and Cornell University, respectively. Ling traveled to Shanghai by herself in 1928 to see if she could live in China, as marrying Ti-Gi would strip her of her American citizenship. Content in Shanghai, she and Ti-Gi married several months after her arrival in the spring of 1928.

The pair lived throughout South China, Hong Kong, and Singapore where she held various positions including as an English teacher and secretary. The couple had one son, James G. Ling, in 1930. Ling became interested in antiques prior to moving abroad, and eventually opened an antique shop in Shanghai in 1938 called the Green Dragon. When the Lings moved to Singapore in 1951 after escaping the Communists in Shanghai, Helen Ling opened another shop under her own name which she operated until her death on May 15th, 1982. Ling was very active in the field of Southeast Asian art, regularly giving lectures and was regularly featured in publications on her expertise in Asian art. She co-founded and served as the first president of the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society, Singapore in 1971. Ling was thrust onto the global stage when her friend, Jim Thompson, co-founder of Thai Silk Company Limited disappeared while visiting her and Ti-Gi at there home, Moonlight in 1967. Thirty-four Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery collection items were once part of Ling's personal collection, and were either sold or donated to the museum after her death by her family.
Provenance:
Gift of Ann S. Ling.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Pottery - Asia  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides
Notes
Photographs
Citation:
Helen D. Ling Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Ann S. Ling.
Identifier:
FSA.A2019.04
See more items in:
Helen D. Ling Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f8effad5-812f-44f3-857c-14b6e6702eef
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2019-04

Mask

Culture/People:
Mattaponi  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Christine Custalow (Rippling Water), Mattaponi, b. 1938  Search this
IACB source:
Virginia Native American Program  Search this
Zelma Wynn (Deer in Water/Zelma Cannada), Chickahominy, b. 1947  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Pottery, turkey feather/feathers, pheasant feather/feathers, commercial leather thong, shell/shells
Techniques:
Modeled, tied
Object Type:
Works of Art (Other)
Place:
Mattaponi Reservation; King William County; Virginia; USA
Date created:
1980
Catalog Number:
25/8854
Barcode:
258854.000
See related items:
Mattaponi
Works of Art (Other)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63d109345-facf-46e5-91ba-fc0a108b1094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274802
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Leisurecrafts]

Company Name:
Leisurecrafts  Search this
Notes content:
Handicraft suppliers : lamp bases ; lamp shade frames ; craft supplies ; finishes ; molding supplies ; plaster casting ; textile decoration ; brushes ; linoleum block printing ; ceramics and pottery ; china painting ; kiln ; supplies for: costume jewelry making , paper craft , glass craft , metal craft , wood craft , bead craft ; Xacto craft tools , knives , and blades ; reference books ; leather tools ; stamps and stencils ; leathercraft kits ; shoe kits ; bag plates and belt buckles ; figurines ; other crafting supplies .
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Adhesives  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Brass  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Candles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Glass  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Hats  Search this
Hobbies  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Leather industry and trade  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26396
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26396

John Alexander Pope Papers

Creator:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Former owner:
Aga-Olgu, Kamer, 1903-  Search this
Dubosc, Jean-Pierre, 1903  Search this
Mayuyama, Junkichi, 1913-1999  Search this
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)  Search this
Names:
David, Percival, Sir, 1892-1964  Search this
Extent:
45 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1925-1982
Summary:
The John Alexander Pope papers contain limited biographical, personal and professional information. The bulk of the collection consists of published and unpublished writings, research materials and correspondence.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged into six major series. A seventh series inventories outsize materials contained in the other series.

Series 1: Biographic Material

Subseries 1.1: Academic and Professional Life

Subseries 1.2: Personal and Official Photographs of Pope, Family and Colleagues

Series 2: John A. Pope Asian Ceramics and Art Collection

Series 3: Published and Unpublished Materials

Subseries 3.1: Articles, Lectures and Manuscripts

Subseries 3.2: Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine: Research Materials and Publication Correspondence

Series 4: Research Material: Subject Files

Subseries: 4.1: Asian Art and Ceramics: Background Material

Subseries 4.2: Chinese Ceramics

Subseries 4.3: Chinese Ceramics and the Porcelain Trade

Subseries 4.4: Japanese and Korean Ceramics

Series 5: Travel

Subseries 5.1: Itineraries, Expenses and Notes

Subseries 5.2: Photographs, Negatives and Slides

Series 6: Correspondence

Series 7: Inventory of Outsize Materials
Biographical/Historical note:
John Alexander Pope was a renowned scholar and authority on Asian art, especially Chinese and Japanese ceramics. He spent most of his professional career at the Freer Gallery of Art, which he joined in 1943 as an Associate in Research. He later served as Assistant Director (1946 to 1962) and then as Director (1962 to 1971). After his retirement in 1971, he continued at the Freer as Director Emeritus and Research Curator for Far Eastern Ceramics. Pope was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 4, 1906 and died in Washington D.C. on September 18, 1982. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in English literature from Yale College. In 1929, prior to graduation, he joined the China International Famine Relief Commission sent to survey famine conditions in the Yellow River valley. As a truck driver for the Commission, he travelled throughout north China giving him an unparalleled chance to see the land and people at first hand. In Beijing, he met and spent time with Alan Priest, later curator of Far Eastern Ceramics at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a 1972 letter, Pope recalled his time with Priest in 1929 as "the most important factor in my subsequent decision to go into the field." From 1934 to 1941 he was a graduate student at Harvard University, studying Chinese and Japanese languages and the history, archaeology and art of these countries. He spent 1938 as a Travelling Fellow of the Harvard-Yenching Institute studying Chinese archaeology at the University of London; he also travelled to Stockholm, Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin to study museum and private ceramic collections. Harvard awarded him an M.A. degree in 1940 and a Ph. D. in 1955. From 1945 to 1946, on leave of absence from the Freer, Pope served as a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve posted to Tianjin, China as a Chinese language interpreter. He travelled frequently to Beijing, spending time with Jean Pierre Dubosc and other Chinese art connoisseurs. In introductory notes to a 1979 lecture he recalled that on one of these Beijing trips he made his "first purchase of blue-and-white." Thus began of a life-long interest in Chinese blue-and-white porcelain in general and establishing criteria and a methodology for dating and stylistic analysis of 14th and 15th century blue-and-white in particular. His publications included analysis of important collections of Chinese ceramics, for example those at the Topkapi Sarayi in Istanbul and at the Ardabil Shrine in Iran. Many of his lectures, articles and research trips focused on Chinese trade ceramics, not only in European collections but also from Asian shipwrecks and at sites ranging from East Africa to The Philippines. Pope made his first trip to Japan in 1956. In his 1979 notes he wrote: "My visit to Karatsu and meeting with the Nakazato family started my serious interest in Japanese ceramics." He made many trips to Japan beginning in the late 1960s, often spending several months at a time visiting important kiln sites and Japanese potters as well as collectors. His research emphasis gradually shifted to Japanese porcelain and the issues of dating and identifying kiln sites and wares. At the time of his death he was researching a book on Japanese porcelain. Over time Pope created a substantial personal collection of Chinese and Japanese ceramics. He developed an extensive network of connoisseurs, dealers and scholars. He travelled frequently, visiting public and private collections, attending various symposia, and meeting with a wide range of colleagues involved in the world of Asian ceramics. He belonged to many professional associations and served as advisor or board member for several museums and academic institutions.
Related Material:
James Cahill Papers

Prince Aschwin Lippe Papers

SIA Acc, 03-018, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Central Files, 1919-1986

Freer Gallery Study Collection, ceramic shards donated by John Alexander Pope, see http://www.open.asia.si.edu search John Pope.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Japan  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Topic:
Blue and White Ware-China  Search this
Pottery -- Japanese -- Collector and Collecting  Search this
Oriental Ceramic Society London  Search this
Photography -- China  Search this
Pottery -- Chinese -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Pottery - Asia  Search this
Pottery -- Japan  Search this
Pottery -- China  Search this
Citation:
John Alexander Pope Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Identifier:
FSA.A1988.01
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John Alexander Pope Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc35e74664e-27fd-4e80-8684-dd9c6c5de741
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1988-01

Mashiko Village Pottery

Collection Creator:
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (black-and-white silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1937
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents the traditional process of pottery making as performed and recorded in 1937 at the workshop of Totaro Sakuma in the village of Maskiko, Japan, historically one of the most prolific sites for the production of utilitarian ceramic ware for Tokyo. Film highlights the work of famed potter Shoji Hamada and Minagawa Masu, an illiterate itinerant teapot painter of great renown who plied her trade among the various kilns in the village. Film restored by Marty Gross.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Teapots ; Pottery Japan ; Ceramics Japan
Local Number:
HSFA 1986.6.1
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Leach films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Bernard Leach films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9cd8165e6-486b-44be-bfa6-a3aadbd08fec
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-06-ref1

Bernard Leach's Scenes of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Shanghai

Collection Creator:
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 1200 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1934-1935
Scope and Contents:
Footage, shot during Leach's travels in the Far East, includes filming in Mashiko village, Japan which documents the work of potter Shoji Hamada and ceramic painter Masu Minagawa, both central figures in Japan's Folk Craft Movement. Pottery footage includes: general overview of the Hamada compound including laborers, clay settling tanks, and kiln; Hamada at his te-rokuro (stick-turned wheel); throwing several large jars by the punch-out, coil, and throw methods; firing of the nobori-gama (multi-chambered climbing kiln); kiln in various stages of unloading; and Minagawa painting teapots. Other Japanese crafts documented include weaving, stencil dyeing, papermaking, and use of the treadle lathe to make kokeshi dolls. Scenes of Japanese life include: koi nobori (carp penants) indicating the celebration of Boy's Day, May 5th; demonstration of ninjutsu techniques; one-man puppet performances known as kuruma ningyo (cart-doll) accompanied by joruri chanters; winter travel scenes; and drummers at a village festival. Also included are various scenes in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Korea including a visit to the ancient Korean capital of Kyongju, a temple market, and the image of Buddha at Sokkuram Temple. The film MASHIKO VILLAGE POTTERY by Marty Gross was produced using this footage.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Pottery Japan ; Pottery Japanese ; Ceramics Japan ; Ceramics Japanese ; Firing (Ceramics) ; Weaving g ; Dollmaking ; Dyes and dyeing ; Papermaking ; Puppets ; Drumming ; Marketplaces ; Temples
Local Number:
HSFA 1986.6.2
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Bernard Leach films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Bernard Leach films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc93969c2c0-c0cb-427e-9076-ffd78d3f89ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1986-06-ref2

MS 3277 Collection of printed articles and illustrations relative to pottery

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Printed material
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Clipped from magazines such as Harper's ca. 1874-1878. Mostly concerns Old World.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3277
Topic:
Archeology -- Pottery -- Old World  Search this
Pottery -- Cyprus  Search this
Pottery -- China  Search this
Pottery -- England  Search this
Pottery, Egyptian  Search this
Aztecs  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Natchez Indians  Search this
Pottery -- Spain  Search this
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Manuscript 3277, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3277
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3536bed1b-ae29-4717-9117-780a33ec9665
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3277

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