Kanae Nagasawa carte de visite photograph albums
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UC Berkeley. Bancroft Library2018
University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Title: Kanae Nagasawa carte de visite photograph albums
Dates: approximately 1865-1890
Collection Number: BANC PIC 2018.053
Creator/Collector: Nagasawa, Kanae, 1852-1934
Extent: 84 photographs in 2 albums
Repository: UC Berkeley. Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Abstract: 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.
Language of Material: English
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Kanae Nagasawa carte de visite photograph albums. UC Berkeley. Bancroft Library
Purchase from Michael Dawson Gallery, 2018
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.
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 activities. Most portraits of Nagasawa and other Japanese are contained in album B.
Japanese students -- Portraits
Japanese students -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Japanese Americans -- Portraits
Nagasawa, Kanae, 1852-1934 -- Portraits
Harris, Thomas Lake, 1823-1906 -- Portraits
Brotherhood of the New Life.
Cartes de visite