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Yaoya O-Shichi / Ogura Nazorae Hyakunin Isshu (One Hundred Poems by One Poet Each, Likened to the Ogura Version)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1969,0414,0.7

  • Title (object)

    • Yaoya O-Shichi

    Title (series)

    • Ogura Nazorae Hyakunin Isshu (One Hundred Poems by One Poet Each, Likened to the Ogura Version)
  • Description

    Woodblock print.Classical literature. Popular culture. Scene showing woman,with poem by Kentoku-ko.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1845 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Yaoya O-Shichi
      • Inscription Comment

        item title
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Comment

        Hiroshige, Ando
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(chrysanthemum)
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ogura Nazorae Hyakunin Isshu
      • Inscription Comment

        series title
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(publisher's.Ibasen.Dansendo)
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(Hori-Take)
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal(censor)
  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1969

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1969,0414,0.7


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