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No. 57 Tosa 土佐 / Dai Nippon rokujugo shu no uchi 大日本六十余州之内 (Sixty-Odd Provinces of Japan)

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • No. 57 Tosa 土佐

    Title (series)

    • Dai Nippon rokujugo shu no uchi 大日本六十余州之内 (Sixty-Odd Provinces of Japan)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Tosa Province. Seated woman playing a drum by a stone monument (Inset: Tosa no Matabei looking down).

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1845 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 36.8 centimetres
    • Width: 25.4 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

      • Inscription Comment

        artist's (inset)
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Wakasaya Uhei
      • Inscription Comment

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

      • Inscription Comment

  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson, 1982, S36 no. 57; From a series of historical figures designed by Utagawa Kunisada and Utagawa Kuniyoshi in dramatical poses to illustrate various provinces in Japan, with insets signed by different pupils.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Credit Line: Gift of Prof. Arthur R. Miller to the American Friends of the British Museum

  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 14811 (Miller Collection number)


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