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Topic: domestic life

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December

December

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of December, showing pigs being slaughtered and processed, sheaves of wheat or corn readied for storage, cows and pigs gathered into the town square on the left... more

[Preparing for the first battle]

[Preparing for the first battle]

Print shows a young woman arranging a warrior's hair prior to entering a battle. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Haha to ko

Haha to ko

Print shows a mother and her son with an open book; the boy is resting on top of the book, preventing his mother from reading it.

Kaya no uchisoto

Kaya no uchisoto

Print shows a man, woman, and a child resting outside mosquito netting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa).... more

Ito zukuri

Ito zukuri

Print shows two women preparing silk thread. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Hōnen kaiko yōiku : Sericulture. Forma... more

Chatsumi

Chatsumi

Print shows two women with short benches and small baskets, and a young boy; one of the women is picking tea leaves, the other has finished her task and is departing with the young boy. Title and other descript... more

Ane otōto no isakai

Ane otōto no isakai

Print shows a young woman and a young boy playing with toys.

[Two women gathering lotus blossoms]

[Two women gathering lotus blossoms]

Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Semitori

Semitori

Print shows a woman and a child catching crickets.

Kaya no hahako

Kaya no hahako

Print shows a woman breast feeding an infant behind mosquito netting, with a female servant standing next to a large lantern outside the netting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... more

Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women with a large washtub and a hammock, washing cloth and laying it on the hammock to dry. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 20... more

Momiji daki

Momiji daki

Print shows two women and a man warming tea and making fans during an autumn rain storm. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: verti... more

Taira no Kanemori

Taira no Kanemori

Print shows a mother reclining next to her child and an elderly woman sitting nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series:... more

The pleasures of the married state / W. Proud del. et sculp.

The pleasures of the married state / W. Proud del. et sculp.

Print shows a family gathering around a table, the husband, seated, is instructing a son who stands next to him with an open book, and the wife, seated opposite, holds an infant daughter, the children mimic the... more

Kisaragi

Kisaragi

Print shows a man and woman at a low table in a room with open window and view of the landscape; the woman is resting her head on her arms on the table.

Kesagozen

Kesagozen

Print shows a domestic scene with a man sitting on the floor holding writing implements and Kesa Gozen standing nearby, her hair down, having just washed it, hanging a piece of cloth to dry, also a washbasin ne... more

Shiokumi

Shiokumi

Print shows two women carrying buckets of salt suspended from shoulder poles. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fūzok... more

Michiyuki tamagawa no dan

Michiyuki tamagawa no dan

Print shows a man squatting next to a stream with a long piece of cloth in his hands, which he may be washing, and a woman standing next to him, also holding a long piece of cloth. They may be servants of the m... more

Daifukuya no dan

Daifukuya no dan

Print shows a man sitting behind a screen watching two women, one holding a long pipe.

Nakasu no geisha

Nakasu no geisha

Print shows a woman holding a fan, standing next to a young woman kneeling at a railing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashi... more

The sweet delights of love / F.G. Byron, Esqr. delt.

The sweet delights of love / F.G. Byron, Esqr. delt.

Print shows a depressed-looking husband seated between a baby in a cradle and a complaining wife, as smoke billows from the fire on the right and a bill collector(?) enters a door on the left.

Chōfu no tamagawa

Chōfu no tamagawa

Print shows two women pounding grain outside a building, a child feeding chickens, and a woman sitting at a loom while looking out a window at the two women.

Hibachi

Hibachi

Print shows a woman, a "devoted housewife" sitting next to a brazier. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. ... more

Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women hanging laundry.

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Print shows two bare-breasted women in a boudoir, one appears to have been fixing or powdering the hair of the other who sits before a mirror; a box of hair powder has fallen to the floor spilling its contents;... more

Kamiyui

Kamiyui

Print shows a woman combing the hair of another woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fujin tewaza jūniko : Twelve f... more

Go

Go

Print shows four women spreading mulberry leaves over silkworm cocoons. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Joshoku kaiko... more

Ichi

Ichi

Print shows a woman watching as two women brush silkworms off a sheet of paper or cloth into a box.

The Brasilians & their houses / Maguire sculp.

The Brasilians & their houses / Maguire sculp.

Brazilian family in foreground with dwellings in background.

Life in Philadelphia. At home drawn on stone by H. Harrison

Life in Philadelphia. At home drawn on stone by H. Harrison

Title inscribed in ink. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Harrison. Exchange; (DLC/PP-1973:254).

Kinuta no tamagawa

Kinuta no tamagawa

Print shows a woman daydreaming while leaning on a device for beating cloth; a young boy holding a cage is standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Zōshigaya miyage

Zōshigaya miyage

Print shows a man holding an infant and a woman holding a toy to distract or entertain the child.

Daimyō no okuzashiki

Daimyō no okuzashiki

Print shows three women sitting in a room with elaborate wall painting of peacocks.

Ōkarakuri

Ōkarakuri

Print shows a woman working a peepshow box for two children.

Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri

Print shows a woman and children at a tea party.

Haha to musume to chinomigo

Haha to musume to chinomigo

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms part of: R. Leicester Harmsworth collection. Forms part of: Japan... more

[Satsuki(?)]

[Satsuki(?)]

Print shows a domestic scene with a woman carrying a young child on her back, whom she may have been breast feeding, another woman holding a long pipe in her right hand and her left hand covering her mouth, als... more

Kasanui

Kasanui

Print shows a woman sitting with a man who is sewing an umbrella. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shokunin sanjū roku... more

Shirasuka

Shirasuka

Print shows a man and a woman in domestic setting with bowl of fabric or clay.

Sakana sukui

Sakana sukui

Print shows two women working a net and two children gathering clams as a third child looks on. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format... more

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze

Print shows several fans with landscape scenes, a man traveling on horseback, and two women doing laundry or ironing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Shinagawa

Shinagawa

Print shows three women sorting clams by size, with view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the s... more

Nidanme

Nidanme

Print shows, in the background, Konami sitting inside a building, probably meeting with her lover Rikiya, who is not visible, though the hilt of a sword can be seen through the opening, at center is Wakasanosuk... more

Wakana tsumi

Wakana tsumi

Print shows two women gathering spring greens.

Numazu

Numazu

Print shows two women(?) carrying baskets and dragging clam(?) rakes as they walk along the shore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. F... more

Kawasaki

Kawasaki

Print shows a man and a woman dyeing cloth. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road. Format: horizontal Yatsug... more

Akasaka

Akasaka

Print shows a woman making silk thread in a room with the sliding panels open to the outdoors, and with a small child on a long leash, crawling toward the opening; portion of a folding screen shows view of Moun... more

Kuwana

Kuwana

Print shows two woman and a child with baskets of eggs or colored stones. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō R... more

Kakegawa

Kakegawa

Print shows two women rolling up carpets.

Kanaya

Kanaya

Print shows two women at wash tubs and a horse feeding in the background.

Shirasuka

Shirasuka

Print shows a man and a woman in domestic setting with bowl of fabric or clay. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōka... more

Narumi

Narumi

Print shows a woman working with fabric as a child tries to look over her shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series:... more

Matrimonial-harmonics / Js. Gillray, des. & fect.

Matrimonial-harmonics / Js. Gillray, des. & fect.

Illus. in: The works of James Gillray, from the original plates ... London : Printed for H.G. Bohn ..., 1851, v. 1, plate 539.

Shisui shinshō

Shisui shinshō

Print shows interior view with three persons waking and stretching at sunrise. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Ch... more

Natsu

Natsu

Print shows two women, one nursing an infant behind mosquito netting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shiki no hana k... more

Hatsu ishō o kiru kodomo

Hatsu ishō o kiru kodomo

Print shows two women dressing a young boy. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono. Forms part ... more

Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

Drawing shows women washing clothes in tubs. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

[View of river with woman working on bank]

[View of river with woman working on bank]

Title from finding aid. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Water hole, Dry River

Water hole, Dry River

Drawing shows women with wash tubs, probably doing laundry. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Shiokumi

Shiokumi

Print shows three women with buckets suspended from shoulder poles gathering salt from the sea with the sun setting behind them.

A peasant smoaking Le paysan fumeur / / painting by R. Westall R.A. ; engraved by H.R. Cook.

A peasant smoaking Le paysan fumeur / / painting by R. Westall R.A. ; ...

Print shows an elderly man leaning through a dutch door, looking into the courtyard, smoking a pipe; ceramic containers are on a bench against the side of the building.

Kawa de no sentaku

Kawa de no sentaku

Print shows four women at river's edge washing clothes; one woman has pulled out a piece of cloth which a crab has caught hold of, attracting the attention of a young child who dashes toward the water. Title an... more

Nenrei

Nenrei

Print shows a woman sitting by a trunk and a large lantern, putting hairpins in her hair. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the s... more

Takuhatsusō to araihari wo suru onna

Takuhatsusō to araihari wo suru onna

Print shows a woman with long strips of cloth in a large wooden tray, from a kimono that has been taken apart for cleaning, she is preparing them to be either washed or dried and stretched; another woman standi... more

Yuki no ashita

Yuki no ashita

Print shows an upper class woman standing near a well and two women, possibly servants, getting water at the well. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... more

Shiokumi

Shiokumi

Print shows three women with buckets and shoulder poles gathering salt at dawn. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oba... more

Hataori

Hataori

Print shows a woman weaving at a loom. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Shikishi Nishikie Surimono. Modern reproduction. Form... more

Hagatame yoshi

Hagatame yoshi

Print shows a woman cutting food on a low table. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Hanazono bantsuzuki : Hanazono ser... more

Notice: I hereby forewarn all persons against crediting my wife, Delilah McConnell ...

Notice: I hereby forewarn all persons against crediting my wife, Delil...

Bilingual notice in English and Cherokee stating that William McConnell will no longer pay the debts of his wife Delilah McConnell as she has left him.

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. M bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. M bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "M" formed by two men leaning on swords, with examples "Melkerinn" showing a young woman, dairymaid, milking a cow; "Mexicaner" showing a Mexican family, the man on the left with bow, arr... more

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "N" formed by a man, an acrobat, leaning back and supporting himself with two swords, with his feet resting on a small ball and balancing on his toes a sword with a plate on top, with exa... more

Oharame

Oharame

Print shows an oharame from Ohara carrying bundles of reeds on her head and leading an ox laden with bundles of reeds. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... more

Old Mother Hubbard [nursery rhyme]

Old Mother Hubbard [nursery rhyme]

Print shows Old Mother Hubbard and her dog in a series of vignettes corresponding to the text of the nursery rhyme.

Kameido umeyashiki

Kameido umeyashiki

Print shows a family within the bamboo walls of a riverside villa. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie.... more

Caen Saml. Prout ; Jas. Carter

Caen Saml. Prout ; Jas. Carter

Print shows a canal with women washing clothing on a small quay and a view of the rear of the Church of Saint Pierre in Caen, France, with bird-shaped gargoyles at top. Title from item. Published title: Church ... more

Treves Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Treves Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Print shows a street-level view of the Porta Nigra in Trier, Germany, with several women coming and going, each with a large bundle on her back. Title from item. Published title: The Porta Nigra, or Roman ruin,... more

Onden no suisha

Onden no suisha

Print shows women doing laundry at a waterwheel; Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fuga... more

Minakuchi

Minakuchi

Print shows a woman hanging gourd shavings to dry and another appears to be cutting large gourds as a traveler passes the Minakuchi station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Une dame brésilienne dans son intérieur / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Ch. Wolfe.

Une dame brésilienne dans son intérieur / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. d...

Illustration showing interior with woman sewing, girl reading, and black servants and infants sitting on floor, one servant carrying drink on tray. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis ... more

Pauvre famille dans sa maison ; Menuisier allant s'installer, transport de feuilles d'aloès / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succrs. de Engelmann & Cie.

Pauvre famille dans sa maison ; Menuisier allant s'installer, transpor...

Illustrations showing poor family at home; black carpenter carrying tools to his shop and man carrying bundle of aloe leaves on his head. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis 1816 jusqu... more

Intérieur d'une cabane de Caloches (Ile de Sitkha, Côte N.O. de l'Amérique) / dessiné d'après nat: par A. Postels ; lith. de Thierry frères, succrs. de Engelmann & Cie.

Intérieur d'une cabane de Caloches (Ile de Sitkha, Côte N.O. de l'Amér...

Interior view of lodge or cabin with Natives gathered around fire. Illus. in: Voyage autour de monde, exécuté par ordre de Sa Majesté l'empereur Nicolas 1er, sur la corvette le Séniavine, dans les années 1826, ... more

Tori no machi no kaimono

Tori no machi no kaimono

Print shows a woman with her head covered by cloth followed by a man carrying a sack on his back, possibly returning from the harvest festival on the day of the rooster. Title and other descriptive information ... more

Wie Reineke erzählt, dass er den Wolf unter die Meerkatzen gebracht, wo er in gross Gefahr gerieth

Wie Reineke erzählt, dass er den Wolf unter die Meerkatzen gebracht, w...

Illustration for a story showing Reynard the Fox at home with his wife "Dame Ermelyn" and two children "Rossel" and "Reynardine." Title from item. Illus. from: Volksbücher. 15, 16, 17 / Heransgegeben von G.O. M... more

To married women - Madame Restell, female physician

To married women - Madame Restell, female physician

Advertisment in the New York herald newspaper for "preventative powders for married ladies, whose health forbids too rapid increase of family."

Mrs. Bird, female physician To the Ladies--Madame Costello.

Mrs. Bird, female physician To the Ladies--Madame Costello.

Two advertisments from the New York sun newspaper. Mrs. Bird offers pills for treatment of menstrual irregularity and Madame Costello offers help to women who want to be treated for "obstruction of their month... more

The happy family / mezzotint by Sartain expressly for Miss Leslie's Magazine.

The happy family / mezzotint by Sartain expressly for Miss Leslie's Ma...

Print shows a family gathered in a parlor for tea; seated at a table are the father, holding a book and with a young daughter leaning on his knee, and the mother, pouring tea, also present are another daughter ... more

Mutsuki

Mutsuki

Print shows a woman with a child playing with a marionette.

Kaga no Chiyojo

Kaga no Chiyojo

Print shows a woman, Chiyojo, full-length portrait, facing right, carrying a wooden bucket. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ve... more

Aka
Shibakari to sentaku

Shibakari to sentaku

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie diptych. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Cong... more

French periodical pills - Warranted to have the desired effect in all cases

French periodical pills - Warranted to have the desired effect in all ...

Advertisment by Dr. L. Monroe in the Boston daily times newspaper for "French periodical pills" for regulation of "the monthly turns of females." Advertisement advises that "ladies married should not take them ... more

Die Fledermaus Allanson

Die Fledermaus Allanson

Illustration for a book of fables shows women at a community water trough being harassed by bats flying overhead; a boy tries to chase the bat away by waving a stick with a ribbon attached to the end. Title fro... more

Mishima

Mishima

Print shows two women(?), one carrying a tray of rice or grain on her head and the other is holding a parasol from which wooden cooking utensils are hanging. Mishima is the 12th station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Traveler greeting two women at a well

Traveler greeting two women at a well

Drawing shows a bearded traveler wearing flowing robes, offering a neckless to a woman standing next to a well; another woman is leaning over the well to get the bucket to draw water; there are several sheep, t... more