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[Marysville Fujinkai dedication, California, April 28, 1935]

[Marysville Fujinkai dedication, California, April 28, 1935]
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panoramic photograph
H: 8 in, W: 25.75 in

Marysville, Calif., April 28, 1935


Buddhist Churches of America Archives


1 photographic print : b&w;

Panoramic group portrait of Marysville Buddhist Church Fujinkai, Marysville, California, April 28, 1935. Several rows of predominantly women, with men and children interspersed, pose in front of the Church entrance. The first row consists three Buddhist priests in robes and vestments, or okesa, seated in center; they are identified (L-R): Rev. S. Onoyama, Rev. S. Naito and Rev. S. Todoroki. Rev. Naito wears a whte kimono, eyeglasses and a necktie. They are surrounded by women in dresses; some holding infants. Young boys in suits, sweaters and overalls stand at both ends of image. Two lanterns hang from corners of eaves of entrance that is flanked by two trees; drapery tied to trees and hung over entrance; Manji or reverse swastika symbol above entrance.

Printed in white on image, BL: April 28, 1935. Printed in white on image, BC (In Japanese): Merisubiru Printed in white on image, BRC (In Japanese): Written in black ink on back, TRC: Marysville / Fujinkai / Dedication / 1935. Written in pencil on back, TRC: Nishi.

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