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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.af
Description

Color print depicting two scenes. The scene in the left side of the print is a man walking through a landscape, carrying a large archery bow on his shoulder. He is looking toward a large hill in the background, upon which there is a silhouette of a bird. In the right side of the print there are several small, white blossoms growing in the ground, and large, green leaves.