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China comparisons with the West

  • Dress

    Slide Notes

    Students will compare the dress of the women in the first picture to the dress of the women in the second picture.

    Details

    Woman in Chinese Dress

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.8080

    Collections
    Asia More Info

    European Women And Aya

    Early 19th century

    Soo

    Dimensions

    Image: 77 x 45 cm (30 5/16 x 17 11/16 in.) Overall: 158.5 x 58 cm (62 3/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8124

    Collections
    Asia More Info

    Description


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  • Village

    Slide Notes

    Students will compare the village in the first picture to the village in the second picture.

    Details

    Sekishozan. (Shi-chung-shan, South China)

    1940 (Shôwa 15)

    Yoshida Hiroshi, Japanese, 1876–1950

    Dimensions

    Horizontal ôban; 27.1 x 40.5 cm (10 11/16 x 15 15/16 in.)

    Medium

    Woodblock print and color on paper

    Classification

    Prints

    Accession Number

    47.389

    Collections
    Asia More Info

    Douarnenez, A Fishing Village in Brittany

    1858–59

    Charles Paul Furne, Furne fils, French, active in 1824–1880?

    Dimensions

    Image/Sheet (rounded corners): 20.3 x 26.7 cm (8 x 10 1/2 in.) Mount: 35.6 x 46.7 cm (14 x 18 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Photograph, albumen print from glass plate negative, corners rounded, mounted

    Classification

    Photographs

    Accession Number

    1998.74

    Collections
    Photography More Info

    Description

    Printed by the artist (jizuri).


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  • Ships

    Slide Notes

    Students will compare the ships in the first picture to the ships in the second picture.

    Details

    Hongs at Canton, China

    Unidentified artist, Chinese School, 19th century, Chinese School, 19th century

    Dimensions

    46.35 x 60.96 cm (18 1/4 x 24 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    41.573

    Collections
    Europe More Info

    Ships in Ice off Ten Pound Island, Gloucester

    1850s

    Fitz Henry Lane, American, 1804–1865

    Dimensions

    30.8 x 50.16 cm (12 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Oil on canvas

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    48.447

    Collections
    Americas
    On View
    Cohn Gallery (Heade & Lane) - 235 More Info

    Description


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