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American Museum of Natural History


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

American Museum of Natural History copy photographs from Scrapbook 23

Identifier: PSC 618
Scope and Contents Copy photographs from hand tinted prints in Scrapbook 23. Includes images of Japan at the turn of the century. Subjects include tea picking and firing, geisha in full dress and portrait, rice planting and preparation.

American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of Ainu artifacts, 1998.

Identifier: PSC 585
Abstract Photographs of Ainu artifacts in three sets. Part one is taken by photographers Kazuyoshi and Takako Ohtsuka of Ainu artifacts, and includes weaponry, clothing, jewelry, bags, and wooden woven crafts or structure. Part two contain images of artifacts from the B. Dean Expedition and B. Laufer Expedition, containing scrolls of illustrations of Japanese officials, hearth, bear cage, and ritual bear hunt. Also included models of Ainu man and woman, engraved bone implements, knife and case, Nivkh...

Edmund Heller diary

Identifier: Mss .H45
Scope and Contents The diary is dated from October 9, 1917 to January 12, 1918, with undated addenda and address lists. It contains Heller’s personal reflections and daily activities on his solo return trip from the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. He discusses the sites and architecture, the flora and weather, as well as the culture and his impressions of the people of each country. He writes of goods for sale, with a particular interest in lantern slides and fur-skinned merchandise. Many of his notations...

Roloc photographic slides of Japan, undated.

Identifier: PSC 416
Abstract Travel photographs taken in Japan. Includes images of landscape, people, temples and shrines, farmlands, and fishing boats.