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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.q
Description

Print divided into two images. The image in the top of the print depicts a man leaning against a thin railing, on each end of which there are four posts which stretch down to the ground. There are square platforms on the ground under the posts, and potted plants on top of the platforms. There is a young boy standing in front of the man, facing him. There is the branch of a plant in the left side of the print. In the bottom of the print there is a horse which is wearing a bridle, and is attached to a pole in the ground, in the right side of the print. The horse is standing on a small hill, which inclines toward the right side of the print. There is a small plant in the right side of the print.