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Wakaki onokodomo warawabe nado to mari koyumi nado o mote asobitamau (she played with little boys with balls and small bows)
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Wakaki onokodomo warawabe nado to mari koyumi nado o mote asobitamau (she played with little boys with balls and small bows), 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Torikaebaya monogatari (Would That They Could Change)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 200 x 179 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 78 3/4 x 70 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1615
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Color print of a still life depicting a brown box, a handle-shaped object that is pink with a green blossom design, and an archery bow, which is leaning against the box. There is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poem by Ochiya no Ogoru.