Wisteria blossoms overhanging pond from trellis above teahouse at Kameido Tenjin Shinto shrine in Koto, Tokyo.
21 x 27 cm.
Stillman, E. G. (1884-1949), United States, collector Kameido Tenjin (n.d.), Tokyo, Japan, subject
Subject: Tokyo, Japan
ponds; Shinto shrines; teahouses; trellises; wisteria; women; Japanese
Hand-colored albumen print mounted in album.
General: Title from caption. 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.
Part of: E.G. Stillman Japanese Collection Part of: Early Photography of Japan