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Image of Framed Signed Photograph of Prince Masahito of Japan on a Horse

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Framed Signed Photograph of Prince Masahito of Japan on a Horse



Wood, paper, textile, and plastic

5 1/2 in. x 8 in. x 1 in. (13.97 cm x 20.32 cm x 2.54 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2005.6.54.a-d
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Photographs
Culture/Nationality: Japanese
Collection: Elizabeth Gray Vining '23 Collection

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  • Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
  • Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
  • paper - Refers generally to all types of thin matted or felted sheets or webs of fiber formed and dried on a fine screen from a pulpy water suspension. The fibers may be animal, such as hair, silk or wool, or mineral, such as asbestos, or synthetic. However most paper is made from cellulosic plant fiber, such as from wood pulp, grass, cotton, linen, and straw.
  • photographs - Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent. The concept does not include reproductive prints of documents and technical drawings, for which descriptors found under "" are more appropriate. The concept may include photographs made by digital means.
  • plastic - A general term for any of a large and varied class of natural or synthetic organic materials that can be molded, extruded, or cast when soft or liquid, and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form. Natural plastics include tree resins, beeswax, gutta-percha, horn, and clay. Synthetic plastics were first made in the 19th century. Plastics are used widely in manufacturing.
  • princes - Refers to a chief authority or ruler. It often refers particularly to certain male members of royal families, usually the sons or grandsons of kings or queens. The term may also be used to designate lower-ranking nobles. Princes are always males; for female rulers or daughters of kings and queens, see "princesses."
  • textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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Additional Image 2005.6.54.a_BMC_a.jpg
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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • The Way of Tea--A Taste of Japanese Art: Gifts from the Imperial Family Bryn Mawr College , May 11, 2007 – Aug 15, 2007

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