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Photographs of Japan.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 189-?-190-?
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY+ 93-6337
Ownership: 43x650
Content: Views of Japan, genre and occupationals: man and woman winding silk or yarn; women picking [tea] leaves; women collecting shellfish (?); women on porch and in garden; women musicians and dancers; women serving tea, having a meal, playing instrument and dancing, arranging flowers, playing a game, sitting in a garden, bowing to one another; children in costume ; priests; tattoed rickshaw driver and view tatpped, man's back; an actor; men and women planting rice; boats on a beach; kago with woman passenger; bullock carts; irises; chrysanthemums, including display with figures with theater masks; peonies; wisteria vine over pond with high arched bridge, and vine in a garden; prosession with man high atop decorated cart; shops including fruit sellers, sandal maskers, textiles and others.
Content: Views of Japanese landscapes and cityscapes: lakes, mountains, rivers, and waterfalls, including Lake Biwa, Chiuzenji, and Hakone; Fujiyama from Tokaido; Katsuragawa rapids at Kyoto, a river near Miyanoshita, a river at Tonosawa; Nunobiki falls, Ichinotaki falls, Sano Waterfall; cave near Enoshima; Torii and street at Chuzenji; bronze bell at Ikigami; Kamakura; front and rear view of Daibutsu, a street of thatched buildings, Hachiman shrine; a cherry tree at Kanazawa; Kyoto: general view from Maruyama, Maruyama at Kyoto, Gion street and the Bund, interior views of Sanjiu-Sangengo and Chion'in temple, Kiyomizu temple, the Castle; general view of the castle Nagoya; Nagasaki: Maruyama, Takaboko showing ships in the inlet; bronze bell at Nara; Nikko: Ypmeimon gate, Niwomon gate, pagoda, Dainichido Gardens, Imachi Road; street in Osaka; beach with boats, Tomioka; homes and river Shiba; interior view of Asakusa Temple, temple at Uyeno Park, gardens including cherry blossoms and a maple garden at Takinogawa; Yokohama: main street, a bridge, the road above Mississippi Bay, a private garden and European ships in the harbor.
Content: Admission is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.
Content: Hand-colored albumen prints slipped into window mounts. Mounts with photographs were removed from two half-leather post-bound albums.
Content: Most views are numbered and captioned in English in negative.
Content: Transfer.
Content: Views are numbered: 53A, 79B, 87A, 110A, 129A, 129B, 137A, 144B, 146B, 158A, 190B, 212, 213, 215, 266, 274, 275, 339, 382, 397B, 424, 460, 463, 522, 541, 560, 572, 583, 584, 601, 617, 641, 729, 741, 908, 912, 930B, 962, 974, 984, 1006, 1008, 1009, 1013, 1016, 1040A, 1055A, 1064, 1065, 1080, 1087, 1101, 1124, 1136, 1153.
Content: Number in Negative, 266
Physical Description
Extent: 18.5 x 23.5 cm (visible dimension)
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11878005
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d219e70-c6ca-012f-c4e0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 189: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomioka" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 189. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c4ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomioka" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c4ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (189). Tomioka Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c4ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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