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Katsukawa Shungyo, Japanese
Guidebook to Edo, Ehon (book), volume X, 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: 2003.6.76

Alternate Title: Edo Meisho zue

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

Object Description
Volume X from a gift of three volume from a ten volume set of books. Includes 18 double page black and white illustrations and 9 single page illustrations, depicting "bird's eye views" of Edo. Pages of text interspersed with the images. 84 pages. Embossed pale blue cover with title slip covered by a later slip.

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