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DCM 0880: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 0880: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Bamboo, painted black, bone mouthpiece and bottom ferrule, white and green design.; 38.7 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus 2 tassel holes plus 2 vent holes. M... More

DCM 0276: Anonymous, Chinese Kuan (Double Reed Pipe)

DCM 0276: Anonymous, Chinese Kuan (Double Reed Pipe)

Instrument type: Kuan (Double Reed Pipe) Medium: Bamboo, nickel silver ferrules.; 22.9 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: MADE IN CHINA Mark Additional: Reed and pipe with paper label. Provenance: ... More

DCM 0141: Anonymous, Chinese T'ai P'ing Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute)

DCM 0141: Anonymous, Chinese T'ai P'ing Xiao (Vertical Whistle Flute)

The upper bone cap (?) is perforated apparently to be all or part of the original blow hole. The labium or edge is on the back of the instrument. The front then contains what may be an optional lateral blow hol... More

DCM 0142: Anonymous, Chinese Di (Transverse Flute)

DCM 0142: Anonymous, Chinese Di (Transverse Flute)

Instrument type: Di (Transverse Flute) Medium: Bamboo, bone ferrules, 24 wrappings of silk covered with black lacquer, lavender tassel.; 64.9 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes plus membrane hole plus 2 tassel ho... More

DCM 0881: Anonymous Kuan (Double Reed Pipe)

DCM 0881: Anonymous Kuan (Double Reed Pipe)

Instrument type: Kuan (Double Reed Pipe) Medium: Bamboo, stained dark brown, with incised red, white, green decoration.; 21 cm. Key Holes System: 1/7 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Chinatown, San Fr... More

The alley, Chinatown, San Francisco

The alley, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 13. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The street of painted balconies, Chinatown, San Francisco

The street of painted balconies, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 47. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Chi... More

Dupont Street entrance to Chinatown, San Francisco

Dupont Street entrance to Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 5. Purcha... More

Waiting for the car, Chinatown, San Francisco

Waiting for the car, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 17. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Chinese American men and child in front of building with hanging lanterns, Chinatown, San Francisco

Chinese American men and child in front of building with hanging lante...

Photograph shows Chinese American men in traditional dress standing on a street in Chinatown, San Francisco. One man holds a child. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Genthe photograph collection (L... More

The street of the gamblers (by day), Chinatown, San Francisco

The street of the gamblers (by day), Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 139. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Five girls in holiday finery, Chinatown, San Francisco

Five girls in holiday finery, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image reversed 2/96

Mother holding a baby, Chinatown, San Francisco

Mother holding a baby, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Margins of electronic surrogate cropped. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image: negative margins cropped

In holiday finery, Chinatown, San Francisco

In holiday finery, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 73. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Chi... More

Young aristocrats, Chinatown, San Francisco

Young aristocrats, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 127. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The cellar door, Chinatown, San Francisco

The cellar door, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 161. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

An amah holding a child, Chinatown, San Francisco

An amah holding a child, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 39. Margi... More

In holiday finery, Chinatown, San Francisco

In holiday finery, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 73. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Chi... More

The wild cat (for the Highbinder's feast of the uncooked meat), Chinatown, San Francisco

The wild cat (for the Highbinder's feast of the uncooked meat), Chinat...

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 143. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Ch... More

Boys playing shuttlecock, Chinatown, San Francisco

Boys playing shuttlecock, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 165. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The toy peddler, Chinatown, San Francisco

The toy peddler, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 199. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Ch... More

Man and a young child walking down a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Man and a young child walking down a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Margins of electronic surrogate cropped. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image: negative margins cropped

The fish peddler, Chinatown, San Francisco

The fish peddler, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 121. Alternate title from a similar image in: Genthe's photograp... More

Chinese American men and children, Chinatown, San Francisco

Chinese American men and children, Chinatown, San Francisco

Photograph shows Chinese American men and three children in traditional dress standing on a street in Chinatown, San Francisco. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Genthe photograph collection (Libra... More

Street scene, Chinatown, San Francisco

Street scene, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Man and children walking down a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Man and children walking down a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

A stroll on the plaza, Chinatown, San Francisco

A stroll on the plaza, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 181. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The balloon man, Chinatown, San Francisco

The balloon man, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 179. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Man and a boy walking down a sidewalk with other people, Chinatown, San Francisco

Man and a boy walking down a sidewalk with other people, Chinatown, Sa...

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

A merchant, Chinatown, San Francisco

A merchant, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 125. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Bob Lim and brother, Chinatown, San Francisco

Bob Lim and brother, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 10. Purch... More

The sword dancer, Chinatown, San Francisco

The sword dancer, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 191. Alternate titles from a similar image in: Genthe's photogra... More

New Year's Day before the theatre, Chinatown, San Francisco

New Year's Day before the theatre, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 159. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The street of the gamblers (by night), Chinatown, San Francisco

The street of the gamblers (by night), Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 35. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The balloon man, Chinatown, San Francisco

The balloon man, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 179. Margins of electronic surrogate cropped. Purchase; Genthe E... More

Woman house servant, Chinatown, San Francisco

Woman house servant, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 92. Purch... More

Brothers and sisters, Chinatown, San Francisco

Brothers and sisters, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 79. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Tiny, yellow flowers of the world, Chinatown, San Francisco

Tiny, yellow flowers of the world, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 75. Alternate title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a p... More

Dressed for a visit, Chinatown, San Francisco

Dressed for a visit, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 145. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Vendors and a horse and cart on a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Vendors and a horse and cart on a street, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

A family from the Consulate, Chinatown, San Francisco

A family from the Consulate, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 149. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Ch... More

Buying New Year's gifts, Chinatown, San Francisco

Buying New Year's gifts, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 183. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Three children in front of a cellar door, Chinatown, San Francisco

Three children in front of a cellar door, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. ID INFO: plate #23 in Tchen

An unsuspecting victim, Chinatown, San Francisco

An unsuspecting victim, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 205. Alternate title from a similar image in: Genthe's photograp... More

Street stand, Chinatown, San Francisco

Street stand, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 59. Purch... More

Rescued slave girls, Chinatown, San Francisco

Rescued slave girls, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 171. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The first born, Chinatown, San Francisco

The first born, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 103. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Three children in front of a cellar door, Chinatown, San Francisco

Three children in front of a cellar door, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The sweetmeat stand, Chinatown, San Francisco

The sweetmeat stand, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Chinatown / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : Moffat, Yard, and Company, 1908, p. 29. Alternate title from a similar image in: Genthe's photog... More

Small child sitting on a doorstep, Chinatown, San Francisco

Small child sitting on a doorstep, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Margins of electronic surrogate cropped. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943. vd image: negative margins cropped

The wild cat (for the Highbinder's feast of the uncooked meat), Chinatown, San Francisco

The wild cat (for the Highbinder's feast of the uncooked meat), Chinat...

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 143. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Ch... More

Apricot Spring Orchard drugstore, Chinatown, San Francisco

Apricot Spring Orchard drugstore, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 43. Purch... More

Man smoking a cigar crossing a street with a boy, Chinatown, San Francisco

Man smoking a cigar crossing a street with a boy, Chinatown, San Franc...

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Three girls standing in a doorway, Chinatown, San Francisco

Three girls standing in a doorway, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Fleeing from the camera, Chinatown, San Francisco

Fleeing from the camera, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 87. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Chi... More

One Washington Place, Chinatown, San Francisco

One Washington Place, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Genthe's photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection and text by John Kuo Wei Tchen. New York : Dover Publications, 1984, pl. 22. Purch... More

A corner on the hillside, Chinatown, San Francisco

A corner on the hillside, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 153. Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

A family from the Consulate, Chinatown, San Francisco

A family from the Consulate, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title from a similar image in: Old Chinatown : a book of pictures / by Arnold Genthe ; with text by Will Irwin. New York : M. Kennerley, 1913, p. 149. Alternate title from a similar image in: Pictures of old Ch... More

The lily vendor, Chinatown, San Francisco

The lily vendor, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Buying New Year's gifts, Chinatown, San Francisco

Buying New Year's gifts, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Children walking, Chinatown, San Francisco

Children walking, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.