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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

Charles Street

Charles Street

Essex Street with Essex Street Church at end of Street Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Henry Connor in a trip to Chinatown

Henry Connor in a trip to Chinatown

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1936:0065). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Chinese Market, Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Chinese Market, Sacramento Street, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 393. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Chinatown. This record contains unverified old data fr... More

San Francisco, Calif. - China Town, Sacramento St.

San Francisco, Calif. - China Town, Sacramento St.

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 392. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Chinatown. This record contains unverified data from o... More

San Francisco, Calif. - Chy Lung & Co.'s store, Sacramento St.

San Francisco, Calif. - Chy Lung & Co.'s store, Sacramento St.

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 391. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Chinatown. This record contains unverified data from o... More

Boylston Market and Boylston St.

Boylston Market and Boylston St.

Boylston Market and Boylston St., Charles Bulfinch, arch. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Boston, Massachusetts. Old church on Tyler St., now being used for gymnasium and baths

Boston, Massachusetts. Old church on Tyler St., now being used for gym...

Tyler Street Church, later used as municipal gymnasium and baths, Ward 7 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Street Market

Street Market

View of street vendors at 7th and B Streets, NW (Ca. 1880)

Boston, Massachusetts. Boylston Market, 1809

Boston, Massachusetts. Boylston Market, 1809

Boylston Market, Boylston and Washington Sts. Built 1809-10 by Charles Bulfinch Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Bird's eye view of Butte-City, Montana, county seat of Silver Bow Co., 1884 /

Bird's eye view of Butte-City, Montana, county seat of Silver Bow Co.,...

"Copyright by W. Coleman & Co." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 453 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and ill. 3 copies. Copy 2 is a re... More

Official map of "Chinatown" in San Francisco /

Official map of "Chinatown" in San Francisco /

Cadastral map showing names of owners, businesses, "Chinese occupancy," "Chinese gambling houses," and "White occupants." "The map and colors show only the first, or street floor of Chinatown and the occupancy ... More

Boylston Market

Boylston Market

Boylston Market, 1887: Built 1809, C. Bulfinch, arch. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Harrison Avenue

Harrison Avenue

Harrison Avenue Chinese funeral #2 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Harrison Avenue

Harrison Avenue

Harrison Avenue Chinese funeral #1 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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 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

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Children walking, Chinatown, San Francisco

Children walking, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The drug store sign, Chinatown, San Francisco

The drug store sign, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The fortune teller, Chinatown, San Francisco

The fortune teller, Chinatown, San Francisco

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

The lily vendor, Chinatown, San Francisco

The lily vendor, Chinatown, San Francisco

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Street scene, Chinatown, San Francisco

Street scene, Chinatown, San Francisco

Title devised. 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.

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

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