Expedition to China & Japan 1870-1911
A wooden crate containing 34 boxes of glass and nitrate
negatives was shipped from an unknown source to the Museum in
1985. The crate indicated a date of 1907, but paper found
inside the crate was dated 1870. The images are of a trip taken to
China and Japan, photographer unknown. Most intriguing is an
image of prisoners being transported by police who have tied the
prisoners braids together to prevent escape.
Catalog # IV.0085-097.N American passengers on ship
prepare to go ashore.
Catalog # IV.0085-136.N Boats in the harbor
Catalog # IV.0085-162.N Prisoner transport
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