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150 ans de peinture au Japon : de Gyokudo a Tessai, XVIIIe - XIXe siecles

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1962
Publisher
Paris : Petit Palais
Call Number
ND1052 P4
Publisher
Paris : Petit Palais
Published Date
1962
Physical Description
233p. : ill.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Painting, Japanese
Notes
L'exposition est placee sour le patronage du gouvernement francais et du gouvernement japonais. Organisee au Musee du Petit Palais par le "yomiuri Shimbun" et la Direction des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris
Call Number
ND1052 P4
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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The album of Toshogu at Nikko

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19913
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1929
Call Number
06.1 J11t
Responsibility
Printer : Minoru Otsuka, Tokyo; Printer place : Otsuka Kojyukusha, Tokyo
Published Date
1929
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Japan
Japanese
Abstract
Pertains to images of scared shrines, temples and carvings featured at the shrine of Toshogu in Nikko, Japan. The album captures images of ancient sacred meeting places, granting the viewer a chance to delve into traditional Japanese culture. Today, the Toshogu shrine continues to be immensely popular, drawing together tourist from all around the world.
Accession Number
2019.64
Call Number
06.1 J11t
Collection
Archives Library
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Alpine Calendar, 1985

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue9
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1985
Publisher
Tokyo : Yama-Kei
Call Number
DS895 J3 A4
Publisher
Tokyo : Yama-Kei
Published Date
1985
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Japanese Alps
Photography
Call Number
DS895 J3 A4
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass wit…
Title
And Scabbard Dagger
Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
1.7 x 3.3 x 24.5 cm
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass with similar design and small lug with hole through at one side Note: blade guard loose; wooden handle cracked along length; blade pitted. (b) scabbard, narrow and straight, made of two pieces of wood held together by two rings of heavy cast brass with raised floral motifs, becoming oval medallions on one side with cast relief of dragon like figures. Cast brass bands at mouth and tip repeat dragon floral motif of other two bands and have floral motif cut through exposing pebbly stone inlay in wood. Brass ring near top with small brass loop on one side.
Subject
warfare
fighting
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
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Date
1875 – 1930
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.05.0057 a,b
Description
A very thin knife with ebony handle like rifle butt and wooden scabbard wrapped with bands of black cord. (a) dirk, short, narrow, pointed steel blade with reverse curve to sharp shoulder on under side of hilt. Small carved ebony handle shaped like a rifle butt, with carved band of scallops and d…
Title
And Scabbard Dirk
Date
1875 – 1930
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Dimensions
2.1 x 1.0 x 15.0 cm
Description
A very thin knife with ebony handle like rifle butt and wooden scabbard wrapped with bands of black cord. (a) dirk, short, narrow, pointed steel blade with reverse curve to sharp shoulder on under side of hilt. Small carved ebony handle shaped like a rifle butt, with carved band of scallops and diamond shapes around middle. Two decorative notches carved across butt of handle. Note: handle checked along length. (b) scabbard, small, simple and straight, carved of two pieces of wood with triangular opening at mouth. Top carved to curve downward on one side to accommodate shoulder of blade. Girded with four double bands of finely braided cord, evenly spaced along length, and a fifth triple band at top beneath shoulder. Note: top fibre hands loose and slide up and down.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0057 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to hand…
Title
And Scabbard Knife
Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Dimensions
4.6 x 2.6 x 33.8 cm
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to handle with roughly formed collar of grey metal. Note: hairline cracks in handle along grain, blade pitted and rusted. (b) scabbard, simple, slightly curved, wood with hoof like ebony tip. Band of tortoiseshell ? at opening carved in shape of flame or flowing leaf sticking out to one side. Round hole drilled through top, five thin lines incised across wood spaced evenly along length of scabbard. Small patches of glossy black material in a few places, and a black colour in the grain of the wood indicate that the wood may have been once enamelled black
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
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The arts of Japan, an illustrated history

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue20421
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1962, c1957
Author
Munsterberg, Hugo
Publisher
Rutland (Vermont) : Charles E. Tuttle
Call Number
N7350 M8
Author
Munsterberg, Hugo
Responsibility
Hugo Munsterberg
Publisher
Rutland (Vermont) : Charles E. Tuttle
Published Date
1962, c1957
Physical Description
xviii, 201p. : ill.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Art, Japanese
Notes
Bibliography p.187-190
Includes index
Accession Number
3069
Call Number
N7350 M8
Location
Art Library is located in Curatorial Department - Please contact Curatorial Department for access
Collection
Art Library
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Ascent of Hodaka Yama

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue611
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Author
Carew, H
Call Number
DS895 J3 C3 Pam
Author
Carew, H
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Japanese Alps
Notes
From Badminton magazine, vol.29, 1909
Call Number
DS895 J3 C3 Pam
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0132
Description
A gold filled pin of three flower blossoms and leaves joined side by side in a line. Pin arches upward slightly, each flower consists of a stem with three sets of compound leaves branching from it, and a cluster of tiny closed buds above. Pin spike hinge and curled hook clasp soldered to back, but …
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.3 x 0.9 x 3.5 cm
Description
A gold filled pin of three flower blossoms and leaves joined side by side in a line. Pin arches upward slightly, each flower consists of a stem with three sets of compound leaves branching from it, and a cluster of tiny closed buds above. Pin spike hinge and curled hook clasp soldered to back, but pin spike missing.
Subject
households
adornment
Japanese
Edward S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0132
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Description
A gold, snake-like, Oriental dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten b…
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 0.8 x 4.9 cm
Description
A gold, snake-like, Oriental dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten beneath locking barrel clasp at other end.
Subject
households
adornment
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
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