[KS] Percival Lowell

Hyung Pai hyungpai at eastasian.ucsb.edu
Thu Apr 16 00:02:50 EDT 2015

Thank you Dr. Diehl
For this excellent article information by Bickers and resource links. yes, I had seen this photo of Lowell before but not it such high resolution and so, it is indeed a photo worthy of asking for permission, I will contact Mr. Dowling whom I have had correspondence before. 

Hyung Il Pai
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On Apr 15, 2015, at 3:51 PM, Frank Hoffmann <hoffmann at koreanstudies.com> wrote:

> Thanks for posting!
> THIS is completely off-track (my apologies), but I am mostly interested 
> in and surprised to see this *complete* transparency of those 'kat' and 
> 'kamt’u' hats in the linked photo ("Percival Lowell and Korean Group"). 
> Can anyone comment on that -- social status, etc., in relation to color 
> and transparency?
> Best,
> Frank
> On Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:28:20 -0700, Keila Diehl wrote:
>> While we're on the topic of Percival Lowell... here is a wonderful 
>> photo of him taken by Asa M. Mattice, an officer on the USS Juniata, 
>> which toured East Asia in 
> 1883-1885:https://cross-currents.berkeley.edu/e-journal/photo-essay/499?page=5
>> This image is part of a remarkable collection of glass negatives 
>> owned by U.S. photographer John Dowling, who curated this 
>> Cross-Currents photo essay about the voyage of the Juniata. Read 
>> Dowling's curator's statement here.
>> -- 
>> Keila Diehl, Ph.D.
>> Managing Editor
>> Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review
>> Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
>> 1995 University Avenue #510H
>> Berkeley, CA 94720-2318
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> Frank Hoffmann
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