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0054887
HOKUSAI: MANGA, 1819.
Japanese magicians performing vanish magic, sleeve magic, exhaling bees and vase magic in this woodblock print, 1819, from the 'Manga' of Katasushika Hokusai.
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0046969
TOWNSEND HARRIS
(1804-1878). American diplomat, the first U.S. consul general to Japan, entering Shimoda, c1855: wood engraving, American, c1900.
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0082585
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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0167407
JAPAN: GEISHA, c1730.
A Japanese geisha playing a zither. Hand-colored woodcut by Shigenaga Nishimura, c1730.
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0103163
JAPAN: NOH MASKS, c1450.
Mask of a young woman (left) and an old man used for Noh theater.
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0095330
JAPAN: ZEN PRIEST.
Lacquered wood figure of a Zen priest, abbot of a monastery, Muromachi period, 1392-1573.
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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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0167391
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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IYEYASU TOKUGAWA
(1542-1616). Japanese general and statesman; founder of Tokugawa shogunate. William Adams, English navigator in Dutch service, warning Iyeyasu against the Spaniards, the Portuguese, and the Roman Catholic Church, 1600. Wood engraving, American, c1900.
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0079215
HITOTSUBASHI (1837-1913).
Also known as Tokugawa Yoshinobu and Tokugawa Keiki. Last Japanese Shogun. Wood engraving, English, 1867.
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0167413
JAPAN: KABUKI ACTORS, 1794.
The actors Sawamura Sojuro and Segawa Kikunogo, one in the role of a woman, in costume for a kabuki play. Color woodcut by Toshusai Sharaku, 1794.
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0017046
HOKUSAI: RICE CULTIVATION.
Woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai, 19th century.
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0034913
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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0103262
OTOMO SORIN (1530-1587).
Japanese feudal lord of Bungo. Sorin depicted as a Buddhist, prior to his conversion to Christianity and baptism as Francisco in 1587. Silk painting, c1580.
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0167393
JAPAN: SUMO WRESTLERS, 1783.
Sumo wrestlers Onogawa and Tanikaze. Woodblock print by Katsukawa Shunsho, 1783.
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JAPAN: SUMO WRESTLERS, 1784.
Sumo wrestlers Kajigahama and Sekinoto. Woodblock print by Katsukawa Shunsho, 1784.
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0097800
WOOD ENGRAVER, 1864.
A Japanese wood engraver. Wood engraver, English, 1864.
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0027459
BUCHANAN: AMBASSADORS.
The reception at the White House by President James Buchanan, 17 May 1860, for visiting Japanese ambassadors: contemporary American engraving.
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0116373
JAPAN: IRIS GARDEN, 1857.
'Horikiri Iris Garden.' Woodcut by Hiroshige Ando, 1857.
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0103369
JAPAN: TOKYO FIRE, 1858.
Firefighters work to put out the devastating fire of 1858. Scroll painting, late 19th century.
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0260612
KUNIYOSHI: WOMAN, c1845.
Woodblock print from the series, 'Curious, Useful Studies,' by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, c1845.
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0031093
UTAMARO: THE WANTON TYPE.
Japanese oban print, c1792, by Kitagawa Utamaro.
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0054912
SOLDIER: SAMURAI.
A samurai field marshal. Japanese woodblock print, 1597.
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0008020
COMMODORE MATTHEW PERRY
(1794-1858). American naval officer. Meeting the Imperial Japanese Commissioners in Yokohama, Japan, in 1853. American lithograph, 1856.
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0014348
JAPANESE EMBASSY, 1860.
The arrival of the Japanese Embassy at the White House on 17 May 1860. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0408640
MARQUIS ITO HIROBUMI
(1841-1909). Japanese statesman. Photograph, c1900.
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0103414
JAPAN: RUSSIAN SHIP, c1860.
Woodblock print, Japanese, c1860.
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0260611
KUNIYOSHI: FISHING, c1840.
A fisherman on a foggy morning. Woodblock print from the series '100 Poems,' by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, c1840.
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0046386
BUDDHA: KAMAKURA, JAPAN.
'The Daibutsu, or colossal bronze image of a Buddhist idol, in the temple of Kamakura, Japan.' Color engraving, 1865.
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0042705
JAPAN: MATTHEW PERRY, 1853.
The first US naval squadron to enter Edo Bay, Japan, under the command of Commodore Matthew C. Perry, July 1853. Pen-and-ink drawing, 19th century.
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0103179
JAPAN: RICE FARMING.
Farmers digging up the paddies before seeding the rice. Japanese scroll painting, late-16th century.
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0114697
JAPANESE SAMURAI.
Ichijo Jiro Tadanori and Notonokami Noritsune, two Japanese samurai warriors battling each other. Woodblock print by Shuntei Katsukawa, c1820.
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0117010
JAPAN: YOKOHAMA, c1861.
An American merchant and his daughter walking with a dog on a leash in Yokohama, Japan. Japanese woodcut in colors by Sadahide Utagawa, c1861.
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0095359
JAPAN: FESTIVAL.
A Japanese matsuri, or Buddhist festival. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0290771
ASIAN ART.
The month of October, ca 1788, shunga by Katsukawa Shuncho (active 1780-1800), woodcut from the The twelve months series. Japanese civilization, Edo period (1603-1868). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rig
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0290694
ASIAN ART.
Vase with short funnel neck and small rim with circular sections, produced ca 1480 in Bizen, Japan. Ceramic stoneware and enamel artefact, height 33 cm. Japanese civilization, Muromachi period (1392-1575). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0027293
JAPAN: 17th CENTURY HARBOR.
Detail from a 17th century Japanese map showing Nagasaki Harbor with Dutch and Chinese ships. Deshima, the foreigners' quarter, is prominent in the center.
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0054888
HOKUSAI: MANGA, 1819.
Japanese magicians performing exhaling a horse, smoke face, sword swallowing and waves from the palms in this woodblock print, 1819, from the 'Manga' of Katasushika Hokusai.
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0116465
JAPANESE SAMURAI.
Japanese samurai warrior, Oya Taro Mitsukuni watching a battle scene between armies of skeletons. Woodcut print by Yoshitoshi Taiso, 1865.
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0031993
JAPAN: AMERICANS, 1861.
An American family at Yokohama. Japanese woodblock print, 1861.
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