Friday, November 25, 2016

Setting Sail

2011.64.1.48
Do you know these three men on either side of Dr. Jigaro Kano (in black)? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Before 1938
Title: Dr Jigaro Kano and Three Others on a Boat
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, November 18, 2016

Going on a Ride

2009.15.4.5
Do you know the man and woman standing on the left of the car? Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1930
Title: Jusuke, Tame Ishikawa in front of Jusuke's home; Port Hammond BC 
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, November 11, 2016

Remembering Our Heroes

2010.23.2.4.553
Do you know these six brave soldiers fighting in France? Do you know where they were stationed, or what battles they participated in?  Because we don't. What we do know:

Date: Circa 1917
Title: Outdoor Portrait of Injured WWI Soldiers; France
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?

Friday, November 4, 2016

Recess for Young Students

1994.64.7.80
Do you know these boys in sweaters and hats posing in this group portrait? Do you know where this photograph was taken, or can you recognize the building behind the boys? What we do know:

Date: Circa 1920
Title: An Outdoor Portrait of Two Rows of Boys in Sweaters in Front of an Industrial Building
Institution: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

That is it! What can you tell us?