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Katsukawa Shungyo, Japanese
Guidebook to Edo, Ehon (book), volume IX, c. 1800
Ink on Paper

Object Type: Book
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo (Japan, 1615-1868)
Credit Line: Gift of the Johnson Family Trust
Accession Number: 2003.6.75

Alternate Title: Edo Meisho zue

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Black ink woodblock prints and text, bound in book form.

Object Description
Volume IX from a gift of three volume from a ten volume set of books. Includes 21 double page black and white illustrations and 10 single page illustrations, depicting "bird's eye views" of Edo. Pages of text interspersed with the images. 116 pages. Embossed pale blue cover with title slip covered by a later slip.

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