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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.o
Description

Print depicting two scenes, dividing the image in half horizontally. The scene in the top of the print is a man standing in front of two baskets, which are on the ground. The man is leaning over and holding a branch covered in leaves. The scene in the bottom of the print depicts two men working. One is standing and holding a long tool with a metal spike on one end, and there is a long vine in front of him which is covered with leaves. The other man is kneeling in front of a basket behind him.