Photograph albums of Japan and India, approximately 1880-1900

Overview of the Collection

Title
Photograph albums of Japan and India
Dates
approximately 1880-1900 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 albums
Collection Number
XOE_SC0094
Summary
Three albums containing photographs of people, architecture, and other scenes in Japan and India.
Repository
Western Washington University, Special Collections
Wilson 6th Floor
516 High Street MS9103
Bellingham WA
98225-9123
Telephone: (360) 650-3193
Fax: (360) 650-3044
speccoll@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English

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Three photo albums containing approximately 550 photographs of Japan and India. The hand-colored photos in the two Japan albums depict historic sites and people in traditional Japanese dress. One album of black-and-white photos from India depicts mosques, temples, other major buildings, and street scenes, along with people of various castes; several photographs show Western travelers. The photos are pasted into large volumes containing bookplates of the Washington Blank Book Co., Tacoma, Washington.

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Preferred Citation

Photograph albums of Japan and Indian, Special Collections, Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225-9103.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Charles Way in 2023.

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