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Significant Events:

1892— Publication of a German slang dictionary

1895— Moves to San Francisco

1908Pictures of Old Chinatown

1911— Relocates to New York, opening a studio on Fifth Avenue

1913Old Chinatown A Book of Pictures

An expanded edition of the Chinatown photos. Illustrates several other books for M. Kennerly from 1913-1916.

1914— Gives Dorothea Lange her first camera

1926Impressions of Old New Orleans

Arnold Genthe, Self Portrait
Self Portrait







from As I remember
Fe Alf (Wigman School)

Internet Sites:

Genthe's account of the 1906 SF Earthquake

Oranges on Golden Mountain

Selected Images

The Roll Call: A Masque of the Red Cross

Asian American Center

Fine Arts Center of San Francisco

LOC Collection

this Public Address entries on Genthe





Select Bibliography:

Anderson Galleries, New York, and Arnold Genthe.. 400 Japanese Color Prints Collected by Arnold Genthe. New York: The Galleries, 1917.

Bosworth, Welles, and Arnold Genthe. The Gardens of Kijkuit. John D. Rockefeller?, 1919.

Deering, Mabel Clare Craft, and Arnold Genthe. Dragon Stories The Bowl of Powfah, The Hundredth Maiden, Narratives of the Rescues and Romances of Chinese Slave Girls. Oakland, Calif: Pacific Presbyterian Pub. Co, 1908.

Forbes, A. S. C, et al. Los Angeles Photographic Salon: Catalogue of the First Los Angeles Photographic Salon at the Los Angeles Camera Club, May 1st to 10th, 1902.. Los Angeles?: Issued by A.S.C. Forbes, 1902.

Genthe, Arnold. As I Remember. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1936.

---. De Lucani Codice Erlangensi. University of Cincinnati Dissertations. Ienae: Typis G. Nevenhahni, 1894.

---. Deutsches Slang Eine Sammlung Familiärer Ausdrücke Und Redensarten. Strassburg: Trübner, 1892.

---. Highlights and Shadows. New York: Greenberg, l937.

---. Isadora Duncan; Twenty-Four Studies by Arnold Genthe. New York, London: M. Kennerley, 1929.

Genthe, Arnold, and Grace Elizabeth King. Impressions of Old New Orleans a Book of Pictures. New York: George H. Doran company, 1926.

Genthe, Arnold, and Shaemas O'Sheel. The Book of the Dance. New York: M. Kennerley, 1916.

---. The Book of the Dance. Boston, Mass: International Publishers, 1920.

Genthe, Arnold, and John Kuo Wei Tchen. Genthe's Photographs of San Francisco's Old Chinatown. New York: Dover Publications, 1984.

Hazelton, George C, and Joseph Henry Benrimo. The Yellow Jacket a Chinese Play Done in a Chinese Manner, in Three Acts. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill company, 1913.

Irwin, Will, and Arnold Genthe. Old Chinatown A Book of Pictures. New York: M. Kennerley, 1913.

---. Pictures of Old Chinatown. New York: Moffat, Yard and company, 1908.

MacKaye, Percy. Poems. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909.

---. Sanctuary a Bird Masque. New York: Frederick A. Stokes company, 1914.


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