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Diane Vogt O'Connor Photograph Collection

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At A Glance

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  • Creator

    Vogt-O'Connor, Diane
  • Dates

    circa 1878-1879
  • Physical Description

    3 Albumen prints (color, 8.5 x 10.5 in.)
  • Collection ID


  • Scope and Contents

    Three handcolored albumen prints, one of Kamata Yashiki Garden in Tokyo; and two depicting Japanese women: one attributed to Baron Raimond Von Stillfired of Austria (1839-1911), circa 1879, depicting Japanese women in an architectural setting, and the other attributed to Kusakabe Kimbei (active 1880's), circa 1878, showing two seated Japanese women playing go in an architectural interior.
  • Biographical / Historical

    Diana Vogt O'Conner is an established archivist who has worked at a number of places, including the Smithsonian Institution Archives, the Society of American Archivists, the National Archives and Records Administration, and the National Park Service. She works as an archival consultant for both private and public institutions throughout the world. Conner has published a number of books and guides relating to specific collections, museology, and the archival field.
  • Local Numbers

    FSA A1991.03
  • Collector

    Vogt-O'Connor, Diane
  • Donor

    Vogt-O'Connor, Diane
  • Creator

    Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911
    Kusakabe, Kimbei, 1841-1934
  • Place

    Japan -- Description and Travel
    USA -- District of Columbia -- Washington
  • Custodial History

    Donated by Diane Vogt O'Conner, 1991 ; Originally purchased from Laurence D. Brill, New York, 1987.
  • Archival Repository

    Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
  • Type

    Collection descriptions
    Archival materials
    Albumen prints
  • Citation

    Diane Vogt O'Connor Photograph Collection. FSA.A1991.03. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
  • Arrangement

    1.5 linear feet
  • Rights

    Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
  • Genre/Form

    Albumen prints
  • Restrictions

    Collection is open for research.

Repository Contact

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
National Museum of Asian Art Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013