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Woman with umbrella posing in front of a mural of Mt Fuji

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Title / Supplied: Woman with umbrella posing in front of a mural of Mt Fuji

Compiler

  • Wolcott, Katherine

Source Document

Extent: 1 photomechanical print

Date Created: 1909

Description

A women dressed in a very formal kimono, is depicted holding an umbrella in her left hand. In the background is a mural of Mt Fuji and the Japanese countryside. The woman, a symbol for Japanese urban life, stands as a stark contrast to the background of nature imagery. Her kimono is hand colored in the image, as well as the flora surrounding her.

Genre(s): photographs, photomechanical prints

Subject/topic

Subject/geographic

Language(s): No linguistic content

Note [Digital Version]

2010-09-27, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Access Conditions

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Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/jta007a

Preferred citation

Woman with umbrella posing in front of a mural of Mt Fuji, Album of Japanese Photographs2006.3.85LA, Wolcott Collection, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/jta007a (accessed April 24, 2014)

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