Rinden Kanost Collection

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Rinden Kanost Collection

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The Rinden Kanost Collection is comprised of images photographed by Arthur O. Rinden and made available by his daughter, Margaret Kanost. Arthur Rinden was an American missionary in Asia, working mainly in China, beginning in 1928. Included here are five groups of images selected from his broader collections of images.

Items in the Rinden Kanost Collection Collection

Japan, 1951:  Post-war street scene with Japanese-English sign
The images in the Rinden Kanost Collection were all taken by Arthur Rinden and conserved by his daughter, Margaret Kanost, and her husband, Richard.The material is presented here through the generosity of Margaret Kanost. -- Please see images…

Japan, 1951:  taxi in post-war Tokyo
The photographer, Arthur O. Rinden, did not provide a description for this image

Japan, 1951:  Traditional New Year's Day visit to local temple
On New Year's Day (Oshogatsu), it is traditional to go to a local temple, to pray for health and good fortune in the coming year.

Japan, 1951:  Post-war ruins of the German Embassy
German embassy building rubble across the street from the National Diet Building. --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script", was to…

Japan, 1951:  Wood carver on the island of Oshima
A wood carver on the island of Oshima- typical of many household industries --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script", was to accompany a…

Japan, 1951:  Woman and children at neighborhood shop
In winter, warmth in a Japanese home is supplied from charcoal in a beautiful hibachi. On a cold November day this mother carries her son on her back, covered by a heavy kimono which keeps them both warm. --This was the description to accompany…

Japan, 1951:  Seller of pots, pans, and other household necessities
Japan, 'the workshop of the Orient,' produces quantities of pans, pails, and kettles of iron and aluminum. Such exports we once sold principally in the Orient, but now they are sent to Africa and Latin America --This was the description to accompany…

Japan, 1951:  Local fish vendor
Women daily buy fresh fish. Products of the sea are the chief source of protein in the Japanese diet. --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a…

Japan, 1951:  Open air fruit and vegetable market
A vegetable and fruit display, with prices listed. Oranges, persimmons, apples, grapes and peaches. --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a…

Japan, 1951:  Small town open front markets
Open front shops are seen in smaller towns --This was the description to accompany this image as written by Arthur O. Rinden, the photographer. His description, which he referred to as a "script", was to accompany a slide show of the images for…

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