Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Microscope
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Microscope, circa 1800–1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 196 x 136 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 196 x 136 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 11/16 x 5 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1392
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Microscope on lacquer stand with butterfly. Poem by Senraian Nagaki.