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Japan Photograph Album, ca. 1900.
Bernath Mss 269
Collection Overview

Title:

Japan Photograph Album, ca. 1900

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album contains 137 black and white and hand-colored photographs, with a few captions in English. Images include markets and vendor stalls, including dolls, textiles, fish; rice paddies, harvest, and processing; men, women, and children in traditional clothing; gardens and scenic views, including a shot of Mount Fuji; silk processing, including shots of cocoons and larva, spinning and weaving the silk; geishas playing music, arranging flowers, and performing tea ceremonies; temples and shrines; a parade; craftsmen demonstrating their trades, including basket weavers, woodcarvers, coopers, potters, textile workers, fan and lantern makers. Three photos at the end are of a ruined city.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Rice trade -- Japan
Silk industry -- Japan
Japan -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2007.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Japan Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 269. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.3 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.