Title: Hua Shan album
Creator: Morrison, Hedda
WorkType: photograph albums
Identifier: olvgroup3
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Title:  Hua Shan album
Title: Hua Mountain album
Work Type:  photograph albums
Creator:  Morrison, Hedda (1908-1991, German), photographer
Date:  1935
Description:  Album containing 116 black and white photographs of Hua Mountain in eastern Shaanxi Sheng. Subjects include mountain landscapes, Daoist priests, monasteries, temples, altars, temple figures, and decorative objects.
Dimensions:  23.5 x 18.5 x 4 cm.
Associated Name:  Bixia Yuanjun, subject
Mao Nü (Chinese), subject
Lei Gong (Chinese), subject
Liu Haixian, subject
Topics:  mountains; religious objects; priests; monasteries; landscape views; portraits; Daoists; altars; statues; Daoist temples; embroidery
Nationality/Culture:  Chinese
Materials/Techniques:  paper
gelatin silver process
Accordion-fold album of paper, photoprints, adhesive, pasteboard covers. Housed in a blue cloth-covered case (24.5 x 19.5 x 5 cm.) that closes with two ivory fasteners. Album reads right to left. Cover photo.
Note:  General: One photograph found loose in the album has been cataloged separately. A related works note included with the cataloging record for the loose photograph indicates that it was found with this album. Many of the photographs from this album have been published in Hedda Morrison and Wolfram Eberhard, Hua Shan: the Taoist sacred mountain in west China, its scenery, monasteries and monks (Hong Kong: Vetch and Lee Ltd., 1973) and Hedda Morrison, Travels of a photographer in China, 1933-1946 (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, Warwick House, 1987).
Inscription: Label on case reads "Hua San" [sic]. Album title written in Chinese characters on the first page. No captions or page numbers. Most photographs are identified by negative numbers.
Location:  site: Hua Mountain, Hua Mountain, Shaanxi Sheng, China
site: Qin Mountains, Shaanxi Sheng, China
Related Work:  part of Hedda Morrison photograph collection
Use Restrictions:  Harvard-Yenching Library: Access to original photographs, negatives, and albums in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection is restricted. Photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright various dates, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Digital images made from photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright 2000, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees.
Repository:  Harvard-Yenching Library

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Title:  Daoist priest on Hua Mountain
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Morrison, Hedda (1908-1991, German), photographer
Date:  1935
Description:  Front view
Dimensions:  11 x 8 cm.
Topics:  portraits; Daoists; priests
Nationality/Culture:  Chinese
Materials/Techniques:  gelatin silver process
Location:  site: Hua Mountain, Hua Mountain, Shaanxi Sheng, China
Use Restrictions:  Harvard-Yenching Library: Access to original photographs, negatives, and albums in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection is restricted. Photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright various dates, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Digital images made from photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright 2000, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees.
Repository:  Harvard-Yenching Library
HM09.4976
Record Identifier: olvgroup3


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