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Title:  Gate to the tomb of Tokugawa Ietsugu, seventh shogun, at Zojoji in Shiba, Tokyo
Work Type:  photographs
Date:  188-?
Dimensions:  21 x 27 cm.
Associated Name:  Stillman, E. G. (1884-1949, American), collector
Tokugawa, Ietsugu (1709-1716, Japanese), subject
Zojoji, Tokyo, Japan, subject
Location:  Subject: Tokyo, Japan
Topics:  shoguns; gates; Buddhist temples
Materials/Techniques:  Hand-colored albumen print mounted in album.
Note:  Citation/references: Nagasaki University Library. Metadata database of Japanese old photographs in Bakumatsu-Meiji Periods. ID 1810.
General: Handwritten caption in album: 7th shogun's temple gate, Shiba Park.
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.
Provenance: Gift of E.G. Stillman to Widener Library, later transferred to the Fine Arts Library.
Related Work:  part of E.G. Stillman Japanese Collection
part of Early Photography of Japan
Related Information:  From the album: Views of Tokyo, Japan, p. 4
HOLLIS Catalog record
Repository:  Harvard Fine Arts Library, Special Collections
Record Identifier: olvwork553597
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