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Uma 午 (Horse) / Eiyu Yamato junishi 英雄大倭十二支 (Japanese Heroes for the Twelve Signs)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.06407

  • Title (object)

    • Uma 午 (Horse)

    Title (series)

    • Eiyu Yamato junishi 英雄大倭十二支 (Japanese Heroes for the Twelve Signs)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Shirafuji Hikoshichiro carrying his horse.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1854 (7th month)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 37.5 centimetres
    • Width: 24.9 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Chooro Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Chooro Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's (in rectangular Yoshi cartouche)
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Mitaya Kihachi
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        aratame
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        7th month 1854
      • Inscription Comment

        date
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S84 no. 7

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Acquisition notes

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

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3037.06407

  • Additional IDs

    • 06407 (Miller Collection number)

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