Akihito, Crown Prince of Japan with wife. Has since assumed throne (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1984

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Gotfryd, Bernard,, photographer.

Akihito, Crown Prince of Japan with wife. Has since assumed throne


1 photograph : color transparency ; 35mm (slide format)

Title from slide mount and other caption information provided by the photographer.
Photo agency: Woodfin Camp & Assoc., 116 East 27th Street, New York.
Gotfryd set no.: CC-193-005-A.
Please use digital image: original slide is kept in cold storage for preservation.
Gift; Bernard Gotfryd; 2004; (DLC/PP-2004:032).

Personalities--Crown princes--Japan
United States.

Format: Slides--Color--1980-1990.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For information see "Bernard Gotfryd," hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/res.592.gotf

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Part Of: Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650142

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/gtfy.00060

Call Number: LC-GB05- 60


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    • 24/Jan/2022 14:25:36

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akihito "Akihito (明仁, Japanese: [akiꜜçi̥to]; English: born 23 December 1933) is a member of the Imperial House of Japan who reigned as the 125th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, from 7 January 1989 until 30 April 2019. He presided over the Heisei era, Heisei being an expression of achieving peace worldwide. ... Akihito abdicated in 2019, citing his advanced age and declining health, and became the Emperor Emeritus. He was succeeded by his elder son, Naruhito." His wife is en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Michiko

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    • 25/Jan/2022 09:42:33

    He is not Crown Price, Akihito but his younger brother Masahito, Prince Hitachi. The lady is Prince Hitachi's wife Princess Hanako. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masahito,_Prince_Hitachi

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    • 25/Jan/2022 10:49:11

    At right is David Rockefeller en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Rockefeller "David Rockefeller (June 12, 1915 – March 20, 2017) was an American banker who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the oldest living member of the third generation of the Rockefeller family, and family patriarch from July 2004 until his death in March 2017. Rockefeller was the fifth son and youngest child of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and a grandson of John D. Rockefeller and Laura Spelman Rockefeller. He was noted for his wide-ranging political connections and foreign travel, in which he met with many foreign leaders."

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    • 26/Jan/2022 16:08:03

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/horaburo thank you for this catch! We see this name is misidentified on several images from the Gotfryd collection. We will update records accordingly to show that this is Prince Hitachi and his wife Princess Hanako.

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    • 27/Jan/2022 03:48:15

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] My pleasure.