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poem cards with portraits of modern kyoka poets
  • Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
    active: Japan
  • poem cards with portraits of modern kyoka poets, circa 1805, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 145 x 191 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 57 1/16 x 75 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1453
Label Text

Color print of eleven decorated cards, several with prints of men or women. The cards are all covered with calligraphy and have a green border, except one card in the top of the print, which is entirely green.