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The Mukōjima embankment: a street vendor sells articles to caricatures of contemporary figures under the cherry blossom; on the river, boats carrying Japanese students convey Western ideas. Colour woodcut by Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1883.

  • Kobayashi, Kiyochika, 1847-1915.
Date
1883
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37655i
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Credit: The Mukōjima embankment: a street vendor sells articles to caricatures of contemporary figures under the cherry blossom; on the river, boats carrying Japanese students convey Western ideas. Colour woodcut by Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1883. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], 1883.

Physical description

2 prints : woodcuts, diptych printed in colours

Lettering

Kiyochika-gimo

Notes

Kiyochika's comic views of famous places, the Sumida river

Lettering note

The artist's signature on the print is Kiyochika's comic ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37655i

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  • Japanese

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