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Title:  Wisteria tea house, Kameido, Tokyo
Work Type:  photographs
Date:  188-?
Description:  Wisteria blossoms overhanging pond from trellis above teahouse at Kameido Tenjin Shinto shrine in Koto, Tokyo.
Dimensions:  21 x 27 cm.
Associated Name:  Stillman, E. G. (1884-1949, American), collector
Kameido Tenjin, Tokyo, Japan, subject
Location:  Subject: Tokyo, Japan
Topics:  ponds; Shinto shrines; teahouses; trellises; wisteria; women; Japanese
Materials/Techniques:  Hand-colored albumen print mounted in album.
Note:  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.
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. 17
HOLLIS Catalog record
Repository:  Harvard Fine Arts Library, Special Collections
Record Identifier: olvwork553610
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