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Ima Genji nishikie awase (An Assembly of Brocade Prints of Genji Today)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1973,0723,0.22

  • Title (object)

    • Ima Genji nishikie awase (An Assembly of Brocade Prints of Genji Today)
  • Description

    Album of 54 colour woodblock prints, one for each chapter in the Tale of Genji, illustrating modern scenes, each paired with a kyoka; plus one page of introductory text. Compare 1973,0723,0.21 (Album.45) in a slightly different impression and with less trimming.

  • Producer name

  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 25.5 centimetres
    • Width: 17.9 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Acquisition notes

    Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1973,0723,0.22

  • Additional IDs

    • 16055.a.10
    • 1868,0722
    • Album.46
    • Or.59.b.10
Album. Prints. Another copy of 1973,0723,0.21 in a slightly different impression and with less trimming. Woodblock-printed.  Sheet 1.

Album. Prints. Another copy of 1973,0723,0.21 in a slightly different impression and with less trimming. Woodblock-printed. Sheet 1.

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