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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Woodblock print. Sumo. The wrestlers Tanikaze and Taki-no-oto, the latter carrying bow.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1762-1819 (artist)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Comment

        Shun'ei, Katsukawa
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Comment

  • Bibliography

    • Royal Academy 1981 115 bibliographic details
    • Hizo Ukiyo-e taikan Vol 2 118 bibliographic details
    • Binyon 1916 34 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    5 March 1997

    Reason for treatment

    Temporary Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    De-mount, re-inlay and re-mount.


    There is overall surface and ingrained dirt. Brown staining along the top, middle and bottom edge possibly water damage. Insect damage along left hand and right hand edges. Lined with a Japanese paper. The type of inlay using an esparto paper with chamfered edge has resulted in slight cockling of the print.

    Treatment details

    Detach from mount. Remove adhesive residue from all four sides. Press. Re-inlay.

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  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • B34


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