Geisha art in the Jan Colton Collection [039]

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Title Geisha art in the Jan Colton Collection [039]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 58, Special Lectures, Geisha and Related Customs, 62
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1978
Subject Geishas--Art--Photographs; Japan; Geishas; Games
Description Photo shows Geishas playing Battledore and shuttlecock (right side), from a Meiji period album in the Jan Colton Collection, San Diego, California
Caption on Slide Det. Battledore & shuttlecock (R. side) Colton Coll. S.D. Meiji Per. Album Print Japan.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Battledore and Shuttlecock or Jeu de Volant is an early game similar to that of modern badminton. This game is played by two people, with small rackets, called battledores, made of parchment or rows of gut stretched across wooden frames, and shuttlecocks, made of a base of some light material, like cork, with trimmed feathers fixed round the top.__Wiki.
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
ARK ark:/87278/s6223bgc
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
ID 338328
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