[Scrapbook]

Dublin Core

Title

[Scrapbook]

Subject

Postcards, stamps, envelops, cloth cuts, etc. of Japan.

Description

A scrapbook with various items including: circulated letter envelopes, telegram receipt (dated 3/24/1913), cloth cuts from Japanese-style clothing, circulated stamps, circulated postcards, cutoffs from newspapers/magazines, etc.

Date

[1910s]

Contributor

Weichen Yao, Mian Sun, Evan Lea

Rights

This content has been posted for educational purposes. If you hold the copyright for this item, please contact the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Rochester.

Language

Japanese, English

Type

Scrapbook

Identifier

#1764

3D Objects Item Type Metadata

Caption

(On a page under a receipt of telegram): "Telegram";
(On a page under a photo of a Japanese women): "A Japanese Bride"

Color

Color and B/W

Condition

Good condition. Slight wrinkles on some pages.

Curatorial Note

The envelops and telegram receipts have been sent to the Shirakuma (白熊) family in Osaka, with stamps of dates vary around 1910s.

Decade

1910s

Material Note

The cover and back of the scrapbook was made of thick cardboard-paper, with metal edges on each corner for protection purpose. The pages of the scrapbook were made of rough, yellow, hard paper. The binding of the scrapbook is made of metal.

Era

Taishō Period

Object Note

There are written English captions under several items, so this scrapbook is assumed to be formerly collected by an English speaker.

Printed Text Language

(on the items of the scrapbook): Japanese, English;
(on the side of the scrapbook): English.

Files

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Citation

“[Scrapbook],” ReEnvisioning Japan, accessed July 18, 2018, https://rej.lib.rochester.edu/items/show/5544.