Photograph of Japanese Officer

Detail of a pattern

At A Glance

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  • Creator

    Sachtler, August
  • Dates

  • Physical Description

    1 Print (albumen, image 19.3 x 14.4 cm., mounted 26.8 x 21 cm.)
  • Collection ID


  • Scope and Contents

    One sepia monochrome albumen print take from a wet collodion glass plate negative, 20 x 15 cm., by August Sachtler (act. ca. 1860). Captioned "Japanese Officer" in pencil in the lower left margin. On the verso the inscription "Colonol Mann C.B. Royal Engineers" has been written in pencil. Image depicts a seated samurai, dressed in traditional clothing and holding two swords
  • Local Numbers

    FSA A2002.05
  • Creator

    Sachtler, August
  • Place

    Yokohama-shi (Japan)
    Japan -- Kanagawa prefecture -- Yokohama
  • Topic

  • Custodial History

    Purchase, 2002.
  • Archival Repository

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

    Collection descriptions
    Archival materials
    Albumen prints
  • Citation

    Photograph of Japanese Officer. FSA.A2002.05. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • Arrangement

    One flat box.
  • Rights

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

    Albumen prints
    Portraits -- Men
  • 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