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lantern, camellia, samisen, snake skin
  • Japan
  • lantern, camellia, samisen, snake skin, 1821?, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1589

Color print of a lantern with a cone-shaped, black top, in the right side of the print. There is a samisen in the bottom of the print, and a rectangular box behind the samisen and lantern. There is calligraphy throughout the top left corner of the print. Poems by Kasugatei Nagando, Kakuseirō Takamaru, and Seizanrō.
Probably 1821.