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Kanae Nagasawa carte de visite photograph albums
BANC PIC 2018.053  
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Carte de visite albums compiled by Kanae Nagasawa, containing studio portraits of Nagasawa and other Japanese students, many associated with the 1865 Satsuma student mission to Great Britain; and of Thomas Lake Harris and others associated with the Brotherhood of New Life.
Kanae Nagasawa (sometimes spelled Kanaye Nagasawa; original name: Isonaga Hikonosuke), b. Kagoshima (Satsuma) Prefecture, Japan 1852, d. Santa Rosa, Calif. 1934; member of the secret 1865 Japanese Satsuma student mission to Great Britain; became closely associated with Thomas Lake Harris and his Brotherhood of the New Life communities in Amenia and Brocton, N.Y. and at Fountain Grove in Santa Rosa, Calif.; the first Japanese national to reside permanently in the United States; credited as the first Japanese winemaker in United States and the first to introduce California wines to Japan.
84 photographs in 2 albums
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