Film, Video Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, 1905 /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1905
Location New Hampshire
Language English
Subjects (Herbert Henry Davis)
(Sergeĭ I︠U︡LʹEvich)
Diplomatic History
Komura, Jutar
New Hampshire
Peirce, Herbert H. D.
Rosen, Roman Romanovich
Russo Japanese War
Summit Meetings
Takahira, Kogoro
Vitte, S. I︠U
Japanese and Russian peace delegates--leaving New York City, 1905 /
Other Title
Japanese and Russian peace delegates arriving at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905
Japanese and Russian peace delegates arrive at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905
On Aug. 5, 1905, the Japanese and Russian delegations to the Portsmouth Peace Conference left New York City to board ships which would take them first to Oyster Bay to talk with TR and then to the conference in Portsmouth, N.H. Views at the wharf of the New York Yacht Club of the Japanese delegation boarding two U.S. Navy steam launches; part of the Russian delegation walks down a ramp to the wharf; the first three men are unidentified; the last two men are the chief Russian envoys, Sergius Witte and Baron Roman Rosen; the delegation is greeted by third Assistant Secretary of State Herbert H. D. Peirce and others; the Russians board a steam launch; final view of man walking down the ramp and then boarding another launch. Members of the Japanese delegation included Baron Kogoro Takahira, the Japanese Ambasador to the United States and envoy, Marquis Jutarō Komura.
Contributor Names
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : [s.n.], 1905.
Subject Headings
-  Vitte, S. I︠U︡.--(Sergeĭ I︠U︡lʹevich),--graf,--1849-1915
-  Rosen, Roman Romanovich,--Baron,--1847-1921
-  Takahira, Kogoro,--Baron,--1854-1926
-  Komura, Jutarō,--1855-1911
-  Peirce, Herbert H. D.--(Herbert Henry Davis),--1849-1916
-  Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905--Diplomatic history
-  Summit meetings--New Hampshire--Portsmouth
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 3:19 at 16 fps.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association gives titles as Japanese and Russian peace delegates arriving at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905; Russian and Japanese peace delegates arrive at Portsmouth, N.H., 1905.
-  Appearing: Sergius Witte, Baron Roman Rosen, Baron Kogoro Takahira, Marquis Jutarō Komura, Herbert H.D. Peirce.
-  Film is dark and slightly out of frame.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: The Boston daily globe. 8/5/05:1-6; The Brooklyn daily eagle. 8/6/05:1, 7; P&P stereo file.
-  National Park Service acquire from Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA). RMA purchase from Kleine and gift from Paramount.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 201 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 201 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEA 7828 (viewing print)
FPB 7746 (master pos pic)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington,D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4176
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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