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Photographer:
Ueno, Hikoma 1838-1904  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D Dr  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Subject:
Ueno, Hikoma 1838-1904  Search this
Physical description:
Album 1, page 14: 1 photographic print: hand coloring; image 20.7 x 26.5 cm., on mount 26 x 33.5 cm
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Japan
Asia
Nikko (Japan)
Date:
1860 - ca 1900
[1860 - ca. 1900]
19th century
Notes:
Forms part of Rosin album number 1. Page 14.
Title taken from label affixed to bottom center of mount.
This album, with covers of lacquer and ivory, was produced by a shop which used photographs by Beato, Von Stillfried, Kimbei, and others, without including their descriptions or numbers. Each photograph is described by a label affixed below the print. The work is almost certainly by A. Farsari, who owned the stock of all of these photographs in the 1880s. Kimbei kept some stock he had purchased from Von Stillfried in his own shop. Confusion and uncertainty regarding attribution of 19th century Japanese photography is well-discussed in published material.
Uchida Kyuichi 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.
Summary:
View of small stream and rocky bank surrounded by trees and 100 Jizo statues (日光憾満カ淵の百地蔵
Cite as:
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. Partial purchase and gift of Henry and Nancy Rosin, 1999-2001
Repository Loc.:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Photography  Search this
Streams  Search this
Trees  Search this
Forests  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Pools  Search this
Local number:
R306 (Rosin Number)
FSA A1999.35 306
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan 1860 - ca. 1900
Rosin Collection, Album 1
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_239983