Hand tinted image. Two men identified as Ainu aborigines stand in a slender wooden canoe that floats on a body of water next to a rocky shoreline. The man in the foreground has long dark hair and a beard. He wears an abstract patterned robe and holds a long wooden stick. The man standing towards the rear of the boat also has long hair and a beard. He is dressed in a decorative patterned robe, and hat. In the background are out-of-focus boats, an individual and trees lining the shoreline.
Hand tinted image. Two Asian men stand on the deck of a junk boat posing for the camera. The men are identified as a boat captain and a crew member. Both men are dressed in short, brimless hats, long sleeve shirts with collars, pants, and slip-on shoes. Each man holds a cigarette. Visible on the deck of the boat are large pieces of wood, ropes, a metal chain, and lantern. A partial view of a body of water and buildings are visible in the background.
Hand tinted image. A woman, with her back to the camera, has been identified as Maude Kerns. She sits in a garden in front of a wooden easel. Paper is positioned on the easel. She is dressed in a hat and jacket with long sleeves and collar. A large flowering bush is visible on the right side of the image. Shrubs and trees are visible in the surrounding landscape.
Hand tinted image. A photograph of a painting of thirteen Chinese men seated on a dragon boat. All the men are dressed in robes. Seven of the men have mustaches and beards, three wear hats, and one has behind his head a a disc appearing to be the sun or moon. A small bird and Chinese writing is visible on the left side of the image. Below the painting are potted flowering plants surrounded by flat stones.