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Title:  View of Miyajima
Item Identifier:  H36 (studio number)
Work Type:  photographs
Date:  ca. 1890
Description:  Torii at Itsukushima Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima).
Dimensions:  21 x 28 cm.
Associated Name:  Stillman, E. G. (1884-1949), United States, collector
Itsukushima Jinja (n.d.), Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, subject
Location:  Subject: Inland Sea, Japan
Subject: Itsukushima, Itsukushima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Topics:  torii; stone lanterns; beaches; Shinto shrines; gates
Materials/Techniques:  Hand-colored albumen print mounted on album page.
Note:  General: Title from recto.
Provenance: Gift of E.G. Stillman to Widener Library, 1948.
Historical: Ernest Goodrich Stillman, the son of American financier and banker James Stillman, earned his BA from Harvard in 1908 and his MD from Columbia in 1913. He worked at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research from 1915-1949. A generous benefactor of Harvard University, he had many interests, including photography and collecting Japanese art and literature.
Related Work:  Part of: E.G. Stillman Japanese Collection
Part of: Early Photography of Japan
Related Information:  From the album: Japanese photographs of the Meiji period, vol. 1, p. 48
HOLLIS Catalog record
Repository:  Widener Library
KH 1756
Record Identifier: olvwork476973
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