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Sword

Donor Name:
Miss Isabelle C. Freeman  Search this
Mrs. B H. Buckingham  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Sword
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1913-May-12
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
055382
USNM Number:
E277570-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8381126
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Short Samurai Sword (Wakizashi)

Donor Name:
Emperor Of Japan  Search this
Commodore Matthew C. Perry  Search this
Length:
60cm
46cm
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Sword / Sheath
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1859-Mar-09
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
199043
USNM Number:
E115-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8332452

Gourd Container

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Container
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361247-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408188
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Suit Of Armor

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Armor
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET610-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8942371
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Clay Figure (Copy) Of Man In Full Ceremonial Dress

Donor Name:
Hiroshi Kuroki  Search this
Culture:
Yayoi Culture, 2nd To 7th Cent. A.D.  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Figure Model
Place:
Misato, Saitama Prefecture / Kodama District, Honshu / Kanto Region, Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1964-May-01
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
254813
USNM Number:
A439882-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8193625
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Black Lacquered Inro

Donor Name:
Mrs. Leo D. Miner  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Inro
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1952-Nov-17
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
196447
USNM Number:
E392294-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422621
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Gold Lacquered Inro

Donor Name:
Mrs. Leo D. Miner  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Inro
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1952-Nov-17
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
196447
USNM Number:
E392295-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422623
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Direct Bass Flute: Toschio

Donor Name:
Dr. James M. Flint  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Flute
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1909-Jul-07
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
050313
USNM Number:
E255713-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8375582
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Pigeons at Sensoji (Asakusa Kannon Temple)

Artist:
Watanabe Seitei 渡辺省亭 (1851 - 1918)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 180 x 112.5 cm (70 7/8 x 44 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1877
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
incense  Search this
temple  Search this
pigeon  Search this
Kannon  Search this
Japan  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2000.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2000.1a-d
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Dubious

Associated institution:
Democratic National Party  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 27 in; 50.8 cm x 68.58 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Associated Place:
Mexico
Guatemala
Japan
China
India
Latin America
Associated date:
1896
Subject:
Latin America  Search this
Mexico  Search this
poverty  Search this
Japan  Search this
India  Search this
China  Search this
Economics  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 1896  Search this
Credit Line:
Ralph Becker
ID Number:
PL.227739.1896.F20
Catalog number:
227739.1896.F20
Accession number:
227739
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_540471

Moreys [sic] Solitaire Rice [advertisement : proof]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
The Morey Mercantile Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 10.6" x 6.3")
Container:
Box 49, Folder 1
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Proofs (printed matter)
Date:
1914
Scope and Contents:
Illustration features a Japanese soldier. Partial text: "This Food Won a War..."
Local Numbers:
AC0059-0000259 (AC Scan No.)
General:
2 (?)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must use microfilm copy. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Technical Access: Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to audio discs requires special arrangement. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Rice  Search this
War  Search this
Genre/Form:
Proofs (printed matter)
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records / Series 2: Proof Sheets / Morey's Foods food
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref8399

Moreys [sic] Solitaire Teas [advertisement : proof]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
The Morey Mercantile Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ayer (N W) Incorporated.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 8.1" x 4.6")
Container:
Box 49, Folder 1
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Proofs (printed matter)
Place:
Japan
Date:
1911
Scope and Contents:
Illustration depicting a Japanese woman with a fan, sitting and drinking tea. Text begins: "The Gift of the East to the World."
Local Numbers:
AC0059-0000262 (AC Scan No.)
General:
2?
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must use microfilm copy. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audiovisual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Technical Access: Viewing the film portion of the collection without reference copies requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to audio discs requires special arrangement. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. Publication and production quality duplication is restricted due to complex copyright, publicity rights, and right to privacy issues. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff. Potential users must receive written permission from appropriate rights holders prior to obtaining high quality copies.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Orientalism  Search this
Tea  Search this
Genre/Form:
Proofs (printed matter)
Collection Citation:
NW Ayer & Sons, incorporated Advertising Agency Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records
N W Ayer Advertising Agency Records / Series 2: Proof Sheets / Morey's Foods food
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0059-ref8402

Albertype Company photograph collection relating to American Indians

Collector:
Albertype Co.  Search this
Witteman, Hermann L., -1952  Search this
Photographer:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)  Search this
N.W. Halsey & Co.  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Clarke, H. H.  Search this
Cornish, Geo. B. (George Bancroft)  Search this
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Flood, H. Lee  Search this
Hazeltine, H. R.  Search this
Martin, W. H. (William H.), 1865-1940  Search this
Mathers, C. W.  Search this
Matsura, Frank, 1873-1913  Search this
Reed, Roland, 1864-1934  Search this
Stimson, Joseph Elam, 1870-1952  Search this
Watkins, H. H.  Search this
Names:
Wittemann, A. (Adolph), 1845-1938 (collector and photographer)  Search this
Extent:
318 Negatives (circa, nitrate (includes copy negatives))
Culture:
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Coast Salish Indians  Search this
Colville Indians  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Dogrib Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Caddo Indians  Search this
Bella Coola Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Maricopa Indians  Search this
Havasupai Indians  Search this
Haida Indians  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Sarsi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Photographs
Place:
Maine
Kansas City (Mo.)
British Columbia
Virgin Islands
Vancouver (British Columbia)
Date:
circa 1890-1910
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of photographs collected by the Albertype Company for their postcards and viewbooks, including portraits, scenery, camps, American Indian schools, and some paintings and composites for postcard printing. Additional subjects include rock drawings in Maine; a statue in Kansas City, Missouri; Standing Rock Monument in North Dakota; people in Atlin, British Columbia; Carib rock drawings in the Virgin Islands; and totem poles in Vancouver.

Included are works of Charles Milton Bell, E. A. Benson, C. R. Bourne, H. E. Brown, William Bull, H. H. Clarke, George B. Cornish, Frank Bennett Fiske, H. Lee Flood, N. W. Halsey, Fred Harvey, H. R. Hazeltine, Kiser Photograph Company, W. H. Martin, C. W. Mathers, Frank Matsura, W. H. Matthewson, Charles E. Morris, Ernest Moses, J. S. Myers, M. OʹConnor, G. W. Parsons, Roland W. Reed, C. B. Robinson , J. E. Stimson, W. M. Stoltz, and H. H. Watkins. Clarke and Fiske, however, are the only photographers with more than a few images.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Albertype Company, headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, published viewbooks and postcards for national distribution. Founded by Adolph and Herman Witteman, the company began publishing souvenier photographic albums as early as 1867. The Wittemans established Witteman Brothers in 1885, and then the Albertype Company in 1890. From 1890 to 1950, the firm published collotypes made from the photographs of its agents (including Adolph Witteman), other companies, and independent photographers. The firm was purchased in 1952 by Art Vue Post Card Company.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 25
Reproduction Note:
Modern copy negatives and prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1972.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical Society, and Historical Society of Pennsylvania also hold original Albertype Company prints and negatives.
Albertype Company views are also held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 88-37, Photo Lot 92-37, and Photo Lot 92-3.
See others in:
Albertype Company photograph collection relating to American Indians, circa 1890-1910
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require advanced notice for viewing. Modern copy prints and copy negatives for nearly all images are available.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Rock paintings  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Salish Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 25, Albertype Company photograph collection relating to American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.25
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-25

Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu

Creator:
Krantz, Victor  Search this
Extent:
364 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Place:
Japan
Okinawa Island (Japan)
Date:
1951-1953
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made during Victor Krantz's service with the United States Air Force in Japan. They include images of hotels, shrines, and other buildings; street and market scenes; dancers at Obon festival; people engaged in art, crafts, agriculture, games, and household activities; market scenes; and boats.
Biographical/Historical note:
Victor Krantz (1928-2005) was a Smithsonian photographer (1965-1993) and chief of photography at the National Museum of Natural History. He was stationed in Japan while serving in the United States Air Force (1952-1958).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-18
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Markets  Search this
Japanese -- Agriculture  Search this
Architecture -- Japan  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 73-18, Victor Krantz photographs of Okinawa and Honshu, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-18

Process book: Sailboats at anchor at night with lanterns burning

Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (closed): 13 × 19 cm (5 1/8 × 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 19th-late 20th century
Period:
Meiji to Showa era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
night  Search this
boat  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
lantern  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.3775
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2003.8.3775

Herman Pailet photographs and postcard collection from the Philippines

Creator:
Pailet, Herman  Search this
Names:
United States. Army  Search this
Extent:
9 Negatives (glass)
426 Negatives (nitrate)
220 Postcards (circa)
165 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some photographic postcards))
Culture:
Negritos  Search this
Igorot (Philippine people)  Search this
Ifugao (Philippine people)  Search this
Bagobo (Philippine people)  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Tausug (Philippine people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Postcards
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Philippines
Date:
1909-1914
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting United States military personnel, activities, and installations in the Philippines, as well as Philippine cities and landscapes, indigenous tribes, and some Japanese people. Many of the postcards are made from Pailet's photographs.
Biographical/Historical note:
Herman Pailet (1890-1991) was a member of the United States Army stationed in the Philippines, circa 1912-1914.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-7
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and not available for viewing. Copy negatives available for reference.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 73-7, Herman Pailet photographs and postcard collection from the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-7
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73-7

Le Supplicie Mamija Hasime

Publisher:
Cadart & Luce  Search this
Graphic artist:
Jacquemart, Jules  Search this
Printer:
Delatre  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 12.5 cm x 18 cm; 4 29/32 in x 7 3/32 in
plate: 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm; 6 3/32 in x 9 1/4 in
overall: 32.5 cm x 48 cm; 12 25/32 in x 18 29/32 in
Object Name:
Etching
Print
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Département de Ville-de-Paris
Date made:
1867
Subject:
Japan  Search this
ID Number:
GA.14605
Catalog number:
14605
Accession number:
94830
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1002110

Cut-Outs

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in x 14 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 37.465 cm
Object Name:
cut-outs, places
Place made:
France: Grand Est, Épinal
Place owned:
United States: Pennsylvania, Myerstown
Date made:
1875 - 1900
Subject:
Paper  Search this
City landscape  Search this
Geography  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Africa  Search this
Artic  Search this
Asia  Search this
India  Search this
Japan  Search this
North America  Search this
South America  Search this
Polynesia  Search this
Russia  Search this
London, England  Search this
New York City  Search this
Desert  Search this
River scenes & river life  Search this
Rocky Mountains  Search this
French  Search this
Credit Line:
Luella M. Moyer
ID Number:
DL.59.0796H.05
Catalog number:
59.0796H.05
Accession number:
221533
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1464412

Figural Christmas Tree Light

Physical Description:
glass (bulb material)
paint (bulb color)
brass (screw cap color)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
bulb, light
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
1925 - 1935
Subject:
Christmas  Search this
Holidays and Celebrations, general  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
DL.314637.2468
Catalog number:
314637.2468
Accession number:
314637
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_309870

The little Jap is a BIG JOB!

Maker:
U.S. Government Printing Office  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
canvas (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, with backing: 42 in x 30 3/4 in; 106.68 cm x 78.105 cm
poster: 40 in x 28 13/16 in; 101.6 cm x 73.2155 cm
Object Name:
poster
Date made:
1945
Subject:
Japanese  Search this
Racism  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
ID Number:
2010.0194.01
Accession number:
2010.0194
Catalog number:
2010.0194.01
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1927118

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