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chickens by gate to shrine
  • Japan
  • chickens by gate to shrine, 1813, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1391
Description
Literature

Half of a red and black torii gate is visible on the right. The top bar and base of the column of the gate are black and the rest is red. A rope is attached to the gate and the numbers for the long months of 1813 are attached to the rope on this calendar print. There are white fliers with black lettering around the column. There is a white rooster on the top. There is a pink chicken with three yellow chicks to the left of the base of the column. There is a plant behind the column. There is calligraphy on the left side.