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Object Title:
Nippon Banzi, Hyakusen Hyakusyo
Object Number:
29-96-688
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Maker:
Honekawa Dojin
Period:
Meiji
Date Made:
1894-1895
Early Date:
1894
Late Date:
1895
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Technique:
Woodblock Printed
Iconography:
Woman
Man
Description:
Color woodblock print on paper. Weeping woman and kneeling man. Title is a pun on words. Written with different characters it could mean 100 battles, 100 victories. Miho says "Nippon means Japan and banzai means cheers. It's an ambigiouos expression....Hyakusen Hyakusho means a hundred funny stories selected from hundreds of them."
Height:
36.8cm
Width:
25cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
42   -   Other Number

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