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Hasegawa Mitsunobu, Japanese
Wealth of Mountains and Seas, Ehon (book), volume III, 1797
Ink on Paper
9 in. x 6 1/4 in. (22.86 cm x 15.88 cm)

Object Type: Book
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo (Japan, 1615-1868)
Credit Line: Gift of the Johnson Family Trust
Accession Number: 2003.6.42

Alternate Title: Nippon banbutsu sankai Meisan dzue

Volumes I-IV from a 5 volume set (volume V missing).

Publishing date of 1797 suggests a later edition, published posthumously.

Chop on page 4.

Black ink woodblock prints.

Object Description
Volume III from a five volume set. Features 17 double page illustrations and 2 single page illustrations, each with some text. The images relate to occupations, including horse trading, cooking, paper making, catching crab, weaving, knife making, seaweed collecting, and workers carving wooden bowls. Blue cover.

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