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JAPAN: MONGOL INVASION.
Defending Japanese warriors board a Mongol ship and engage in hand-to-hand combat during Emperor Kublai Khan's second attempt to invade Japan in 1281. Detail from Japanese scroll painting on paper, c1293, attributed to Tosa Nagataka and Tosa Nagaaki.
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JAPANESE ACROBATS:
Ukiyo-e school, watercolor and ink on paper, 18th - 19th century.
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0023493
JAPANESE RED SEAL SHIP.
Depicted on a 17th century votive tablet, authorized to trade in foreign ports.
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0090831
JAPANESE BELL.
Traditional Japanese temple bell. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0085831
JAPAN: NAGASAKI HARBOR.
A Japanese print, c1800, based on a 17th century Japanese map of the port of Nagasaki showing Dutch and Chinese ships in the harbor.
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JAPAN: WRESTLER, c1796.
The Japanese sumo wrestler Tanikazi with his scholar. Woodcut by Katsukawa Shunei, c1796. Full credit: Archiv Gerstenberg - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0103709
MEXICAN MISSIONARIES.
Mexican missionaries crossing the Pacific Ocean in order to bring Christianity to Japan during the 16th century. Polychrome mural at the cathedral at Cuernavaca, Mexico, 18th century.
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JAPANESE INVADERS, 1598.
Chinese army camp in Korea to help repulse Japanese invaders, 1598. Detail, Chinese scroll painting.
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0167410
JAPAN: RESTAURANT, c1786.
Japanese geishas serving and entertaining men in the Shikian restaurant along the Sumida River in the Nakazu district, Edo (now Tokyo), Japan. The couple at right is playing a hand game called 'trap the fox.' Woodcut diptych by Kubo Shumman, c1786.
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HOKUSAI: RICE CULTIVATION.
Woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai, 19th century.
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JAPANESE ARMOR, c1625.
Suit of armor made for the warrior Li Notaka, Lord of Hikone (1590-1659), composed of iron plates covered with red lacquer and gold-leafed wood.
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JAPAN: ARMOR, 17th CENTURY.
Samurai armor, Edo period, made of fine metal strips and rope.
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0113802
HACHIMAN SHRINE, c1823.
Two travelers stand in front of a Hachiman shrine in Kuramae, Japan, during the Year of the Ram, indicated by the picture of the ram. Woodblock print by Gakutei Yashima, c1823.
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0103306
JAPAN: DUTCH SHIP.
Dutch trading ship entering Nagasaki harbor during the late Edo period. Woodblock print, 19th century.
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JAPANESE EMBASSY, 1860.
The reception at the White House by President James Buchanan on 17 May 1860. Wood engraving.
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JAPAN: CHINESE PAINTER.
A Chinese man holding a paintbrush while an assistant mixes ink and a Russian military officer looks on. Woodblock print by Hiroshige Utagawa, 1860.
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HOKUSAI: BIRDS, 1817.
Various birds: woodblock print from the 'Manga' of Katsushika Hokusai, 1817.
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JAPAN: BUDDHISM SCROLL.
Scene from the History of Yuzu Nembutsu Sect of Buddhism Scroll. Japanese painting on paper, 1329.
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JAPAN: WHALING, 1859.
Whaling at the island of Goto, Hizen, Japan. Woodcut, 1859, by Hiroshige Utagawa.
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0065901
LAFCADIO HEARN (1850-1904).
American writer, born in Greece of Greek and British parents. Photographed with his wife, Setsuko Koizumi, and their son.
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JAPAN: WHALING, c1800.
Japanese scroll painting, c1800.
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JAPAN: SOCIAL CLASSES.
Japanese from a broad social spectrum eating rice. From left: nobleman, samurai, peasants, monk, merchant, and artisan. Scroll painting, 1843.
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JAPAN: RICE FARMING.
Farmers digging up the paddies before seeding the rice. Japanese scroll painting, late-16th century.
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HOKUSAI: SUMO.
Japanese Sumo wrestlers practicing for a match. At center, with a fan, is the referee. Woodblock print, 1817, by Katsushika Hokusai for his 'Manga'.
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ASIAN ART.
Enamel stoneware vase, 16th century, produced in Tamba, height 49 cm, Japanese civilization, Muromachi period, 1392-1575.
Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0428733
ASIAN ART.
Yamauba and Kintaro, popular figures from Japanese folklore, ukiyo-e art print by Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), woodcut, Japanese civilization, Edo period, 17th-19th century.
Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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JAPAN: EATING RICE.
Samurai eat rice out of lacquer bowls while a woman serves sake. Japanese painted scroll, color on paper, late 14th century.
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JAPAN: LANDSCAPE, c1600.
A Shinto shrine in the middle of rice paddies. Detail of a screen painting, early 17th century, by Hishikawa Masanobu.
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0113504
JAPAN: BAMBOO, c1875.
A Japanese drawing of the stalk and leaves of the take bamboo plant.
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JAPAN: GEISHA.
'Geisha of the Eastern Capital': Japanese oban print, c1825.
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NIKKO, HONSHU ISLAND, JAPAN.
A wood carving of monkeys on a door of a sacred horse stable. Alexander Graham Bell.
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JAPAN: WOOD ENGRAVER.
Wood engraving, English, 1864.
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HARUNOBU: DYING THREAD.
A young girl and a servant dying cotton thread. Woodblock print by Suzuki Harunobu, c1766.
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JAPAN: SOLDIERS, 1864.
Japanese soldiers near Yokohama being drilled with rifles in the Western manner. Wood engraving, English, 1864.
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JAPAN: FOREIGNERS, c1861.
A Japanese woodcut depicting a Chinese man standing and talking to a Frenchman seated on a chair holding a goblet. Color woodcut by Utagawa Yoshiiku (Ochiai), c1861.
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CRUCIFIX TREADING, c1790.
'Ceremony of Treading on the Crucifix and other Images, at the beginning of the Year, in, Nagasaki, the Imperial City of Japan.' Copper engraving, English, c1790.
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JAPAN: FAN WITH IRISES.
Fan painting by Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828). Rinpa school, Edo period.
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HOKUSAI: GUEST HOUSE, c1804.
Scene in a guest house along the Tokaido Road. Woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai, c1804.
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JAPAN: WOMAN IN GARDEN.
A woman seated beside giant peonies in a garden in Japan. Woodblock print by Utagawa Kunisada II, c1850.
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JAPAN: MARRIED LIFE, c1863.
A married couple in Japan. Hand-tinted albumen photograph by Felix Beato, 1863-1866.
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