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- Object: Aratama jo 新玉帖 (Album of New Jewels)
Illustrated book. One volume in folding-album format. 'Kyoka' verses. Colour woodblock-printed.
- Production date
Height: 25 centimetres
Width: 18.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hillier and Smith 1980
A privately published 'kyoka' album. The author of the preface, Utagaki Magao, died in 1829. The title refers to the New Year.
Brown, Louise Norton, 'Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan', London and New York, 1924, p. 106.
Toda, Kenji, 'Descriptive Catalogue of the Japanese and Chinese Illustrated Books in the Ryerson Library of the Art Institute of Chicago', Chicago, 1931, p. 394.
(both under the title 'Shin-gyoku-cho').
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: JH.298 (Hillier no.)