Booklet (offprint), 'Folklore studies', black and white, paper, Museum of Oriental Ethnology, The Catholic University of Peking, Peking, China, 1945, with photographs by Hedda Hammer (Morrison). An offprint titled 'Folklore studies' published by the Museum of Oriental Ethnology, The Catholic University of Peking, Peking, China, 1945. The cover reads: 'Reprint from Vol IV, 1945' and 'Uber Die Ho-Pao (two Chinese characters) Und ihre technik, mit beschreibung Von 25 exemplaren, aus der sammlung Hammer, von Ilse Martin, Peiping, The Catholic University Of Peking'. The booklet contains 25 black and white photographs by Hedda Morrison that illustrate Ilse Martin's article.
The booklet contains photographs taken by Hedda to accompany an article on scent bags (see object number 93/179/4), written by Ilse Martin and published by the Museum of Oriental Ethnology, Catholic University, Peking in 1945. This project, and another in which Morrison photographed Chinese furniture collected by westerners in China for a book Chinese household furniture (Harper & Brothers, New York, 1948), are examples of how Hedda worked with expatriate friends in Peking and contributed photographic prints to publishing projects that sought to make aspects of traditional Chinese culture better understood.
Published by the Museum of Oriental Ethnology, The Catholic University of Peking, Peking, China, 1945.
Exhibited in 'In her view: the photographs of Hedda Morrison in China and Sarawak 1933-1967', Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, 11 June - 10 October 1993.
Gift of Mr Alastair Morrison, 1993
Two Chinese characters: "He Bao" (small intimate bag / pouch - always implies purse)