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Portrait of the Empress Shōken 1889

Creator:
Suzuki, Shin'ichi, I, 1835-1918 (Photographer)  Search this
Maruki Riyō, Photographer, 1854-1923  Search this
Names:
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980  Search this
Shōken, Empress, consort of Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1850-1914  Search this
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930  Search this
Collection Collector:
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980  Search this
Collection Creator:
McIntosh, Burr, 1862-1942  Search this
Extent:
1 Gelatin silver print (mounted on board in elaborately carved wooden frame, image: 27.5 x 20.5 cm.; frame: 66 x 43 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Gelatin silver prints
Photographic prints
Portraits
Photographs
Place:
Tokyo (Japan)
Japan
Scope and Contents:
A photograph received by Alice Roosevelt in July 1905 at an Imperial reception in Tokyo for members of the Taft Mission to Asia. The photograph is personally signed by the Empress (Haruko). Photograph was taken by Suzuki Shin'ichi (1835-1918) and printed by Maruki Riyō (1854-1923).
美子 昭憲皇后
Biographical / Historical:
Alice Roosevelt visited Tokyo from late June 1905 as a member of the William H. Taft Mission to Asia.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2009.02 05b
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Diplomacy  Search this
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Portraits
Photographs -- 1900-1910
Identifier:
FSA.A2009.02, Item FSA A2009.02 05b
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The Alice Roosevelt Longworth Collection of Photographs from the 1905 Taft Mission to Asia, 1905
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc328c392e0-2ca1-48cf-8a9a-7396606ce50b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2009-02-ref3

Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan

Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
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
Names:
Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1852-1912  Search this
Shōken, Empress, consort of Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1850-1914  Search this
Extent:
616 Items (approximate count)
Culture:
Ainu  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mammoth plates
Photographs
Photograph albums
Stereographs
Cartes-de-visite
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Japan -- 1890-1900
Kyoto (Japan)
Tokyo (Japan)
Yokohama-shi (Japan)
Date:
1860 - ca. 1900
Scope and Contents:
Assembled by collectors Dr. Henry D. Rosin and Nancy Rosin to document nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century photography of Japan. Includes albumen prints, portions handcolored, some signed and numbered in the negative. Taken by photographers Felice Beato (b. ca. 1825), Baron Raimon von Stillfried (1938-1911), Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880s), Ueno Hikoma (1838-1904), Ogawa Kazumasa (1860-1929) and unknown photographers to depict architecture, landscapes, formal studio portraits, and daily activities.
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically by the creators.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry and Nancy Rosin were collectors of Japanese photography of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1999.35
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography of women  Search this
Streets -- Japan  Search this
Temples -- Japan  Search this
Samurai  Search this
Sumo wrestlers  Search this
Religion  Search this
Japanese tea ceremony  Search this
Genre/Form:
Mammoth plates
Photographs -- 1850-1900
Photograph albums
Stereographs -- 1860-1900
Cartes-de-visite
Photographic prints
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
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc377c3c477-251b-43d9-8ce5-9626389db8ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1999-35
Online Media:

Empress Shōken

Creator:
Uchida Kuichi, Photographer, 1844-1875  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Names:
Shōken, Empress, consort of Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1850-1914  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 Item (photographic print ; on mount 35.5 x 28 cm, image 25.6 x 19.6 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia -- Japan
Date:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Empress Shōken, consort of the Meiji Emperor, dressed in imperial court robes.
Biographical / Historical:
Uchida Kuichi (内田九一) apprenticed under Ueno Hikoma, and eventually opened photo studios in Yokohama, Tokyo and Osaka. He is credited as taking one of the first photographs of the Emperor Meiji and his consort.
Local Numbers:
R032 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 032
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Photography -- 19th century  Search this
Photography of women  Search this
Fashion -- Japan  Search this
Kimonos  Search this
Women -- Japan  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
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 A1999.35 032
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc356110003-0346-448e-b974-dbed85a1ffdc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref39

Empress Shōken

Creator:
Uchida Kuichi, Photographer, 1844-1875  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Names:
Shōken, Empress, consort of Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1850-1914  Search this
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904  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 Item (photographic print, hand coloring, 24.3 x 19.2 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia -- Japan
Date:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Empress Shoken, consort of the Meiji Emperor,dressed in imperial court robes. This is a reprint of Uchida's original photograph by the studio of Baron Raimund von Stillfried
Biographical / Historical:
Uchida Kuichi apprenticed under Ueno Hikoma, and eventually opened photo studios in Yokohama, Tokyo and Osaka. He is credited as taking one of the first photographs of the Emperor Meiji and his wife.
Local Numbers:
R033 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 033
General:
According to Henry and Nancy Rosin, this photographic print was probably reprinted by another photographer in this format, a not uncommon practice.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Photography -- 19th century  Search this
Photography of women  Search this
Fashion -- Japan  Search this
Kimonos  Search this
Women -- Japan  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
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 A1999.35 033
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3b71ad2d4-cda7-4042-a2e7-99b3d1cf7429
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref40

Empress Shōken

Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Names:
Shōken, Empress, consort of Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1850-1914  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 Cartes-de-viste (card photographs) (10.7 x 6.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Portraits
Place:
Asia
Japan
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Printed on front: "Handsome Photograph of Japanese"
Printed on verso along with illustration: "Photographir"
Photographer unidentified.
Local Numbers:
R466 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 466
General:
Title devised by Henry and Nancy Rosin.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Photography -- 19th century  Search this
Royal houses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Portraits
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 A1999.35 466
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3a62ee46f-498b-4a3e-92a6-d465e7e90ef2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref500
Online Media:

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