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Watanabe Nobukazu, Japanese
New Yoshiwara, c. 1890's
Ink on Paper
13 5/16 in. x 8 3/4 in. (33.81 cm x 22.23 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2006.1.31

Alternate Title: Toto Shinkei Meisho: Shin Yoshiwara
Full Title: True Views of Famous Sights of the Eastern Capital: New Yoshiwara

Signed "Nobukazu ga."

Colored ink woodblock ink; oban tate-e.

Object Description
Meiji period color woodblock print depicting two courtesans and attendants are parading on the main street in the Nakanocho district of the Yoshiwara, with its modern lamppost.

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