Stone fist

Date
1951-52

Author/Creator
Charles Eugene Gail
Recipient
Geri Gail
Description
Photographer’s Note: “Part of a statue several hundred years old.”

This hand is kept in the storage at Tamaudun--the royal mausoleum of the Ryukyu Kingdom, where many families of the Sho Dynasty, the ruling family of the Ryukyu Kingdom up until 1879, are buried. Notice the characters on the surface below the hand.

(Label by Nirupama Chandrasekhar, Cowell ‘20)
Archivist's Notes
Charles Gail Collection
ms0470_pho_1-11-1a copy
ms0470_pho_1-11-1b copy

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Citation

Charles Eugene Gail, “Stone fist,” The Gail Project, accessed November 20, 2018, https://gailproject.ucsc.edu/items/show/25.

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