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The Weapons of the West: Military Technology and Modernization in 19th–Century China and Japan

Author:
Hacker, Barton C.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1977
Citation:
Hacker, Barton C. 1977. "The Weapons of the West: Military Technology and Modernization in 19th–Century China and Japan." Technology and Culture, 18, (1) 43–55. https://doi.org/10.2307/3103204.
Identifier:
74111
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.2307/3103204
ISSN:
0040-165X
Data source:
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Radiation Safety, the AEC, and Nuclear Weapons Testing: Writing the History of a Controversial Program

Author:
Hacker, Barton C.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1992
Citation:
Hacker, Barton C. 1992. "Radiation Safety, the AEC, and Nuclear Weapons Testing: Writing the History of a Controversial Program." The Public Historian, 14, (1) 31–53. https://doi.org/10.2307/3378439.
Identifier:
74117
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.2307/3378439
ISSN:
0272-3433
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Kodansu (small cabinet)

Medium:
Lacquer, gold, shell on wood with gilt metal fittings
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28 x 21.3 x 33.4 cm (11 x 8 3/8 x 13 1/8 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 17th century
Period:
Momoyama or Edo period
Topic:
Momoyama period (1573 - 1615)  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.20a-j
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Painter's box (E-bako)

Medium:
Lacquer and mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.3 x 17.2 x 35.8 cm (8 x 6 3/4 x 14 1/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
chrysanthemum  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.21a-f
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Fubako (letter box)

Medium:
Lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.5 x 9.6 x 25 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 9 13/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
18th or 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
phoenix  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
chrysanthemum  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.23a-d
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Box for writing instruments (suzuribako)

Medium:
Lacquer, gold, silver, and pigments, wood, silver water dropper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.9 x 22.9 x 25.1 cm (1 15/16 x 9 x 9 7/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
writing  Search this
maple tree  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.24a-h
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Medicine case (inro)

Medium:
Lacquer, aogai mother of pearl, gold leaf
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.3 x 5.3 x 2 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.27
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Style of Ogata Korin 尾形光琳 (1658-1716)  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer on wood, gold, gold leaf, lead, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.7 x 4.8 x 1.7 cm (2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
chrysanthemum  Search this
child  Search this
medicine  Search this
writing  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.28
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Style of Somada  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, raden mother of pearl, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.8 x 4.7 x 2.6 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 17th century
Topic:
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.29
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Kyukoku  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, gold, raden shell
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.2 x 7.4 x 1.6 cm (4 x 2 15/16 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
crane  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.31
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edanmdm:fsg_F1944.31

Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
School of Ogawa Ritsuo (1663-1747)  Search this
Hosoi Kotaku (1658-1737)  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.8 x 6.1 x 2.2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 7/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1615-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
poetry  Search this
orchid  Search this
Japan  Search this
lettering  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.32
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Ogawa Ritsuo (1663-1747)  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer on wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.9 x 6.1 x 1.7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
qilin  Search this
mythical animal  Search this
lettering  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.33
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Koma Koryu  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.3 x 6.7 x 2.5 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
orchid  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.34
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Koma Kyuhaku  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, gold, pewter
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.7 x 6.7 x 2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/8 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
horse  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
circus  Search this
acrobat  Search this
equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.35
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Koma Kyuhaku  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.1 x 6.5 x 1.9 cm (2 13/16 x 2 9/16 x 3/4 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
goose  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
bridge  Search this
lake  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.36
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Style of Somada  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, raden mother of pearl, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.1 x 3.2 x 2.4 cm (4 x 1 1/4 x 15/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
pagoda  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.37.1
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Netsuke

Artist:
Somada  Search this
Medium:
Carved nut
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.1 × 2.7 × 2.4 cm (1 1/4 × 1 1/16 × 15/16 in)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.37.2
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Ojime bead carved with the face of a god of good fortune

Artist:
Style of Somada  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.1 x 3.2 x 2.4 cm (4 x 1 1/4 x 15/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.37.3
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Furosai  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.7 x 7.5 x 2.3 cm (3 1/16 x 2 15/16 x 7/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
duck  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.41
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Medicine case (inro)

Medium:
Lacquer, wood, peachstone, leather, horn, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.4 x 5.3 x 1.9 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/4 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
18th century
Topic:
fishing  Search this
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.43
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