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page from an unidentified picture book
  • Japan
  • page from an unidentified picture book, circa 1840s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2043.m
Description

Print depicting two scenes, diving the print in half. The scene in the top of the print is a woman walking on a sidewalk, next to a fence. The woman is leaning forward and wearing a floor-length robe. The scene in the bottom of the print depicts a large bird and several smaller birds flying, with small dots around the birds. The large bird is in the right side of the scene.