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A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms). The biological function of a flower is to facilitate reproduction, usually by providing a mechanism for the union of sperm with eggs. Flowers may facilitate outcrossing (fusion of sperm and eggs from different individuals in a population) resulting from cross pollination or allow selfing (fusion of sperm and egg from the same flower) when self pollination occurs.

Pollination have two types which is self-pollination and cross-pollination. Self-pollination happens when the pollen from the anther is deposited on the stigma of the same flower, or another flower on the same plant. Cross-pollination is the transfer of pollen from the anther of one flower to the stigma of another flower on a different individual of the same species. Self-pollination happened in flowers where the stamen and carpel mature at the same time, and are positioned so that the pollen can land on the flower’s stigma. This pollination does not require an investment from the plant to provide nectar and pollen as food for pollinators.

Some flowers produce diaspores without fertilization (parthenocarpy). Flowers contain sporangia and are the site where gametophytes develop. Many flowers have evolved to be attractive to animals, so as to cause them to be vectors for the transfer of pollen. After fertilization, the ovary of the flower develops into fruit containing seeds.

In addition to facilitating the reproduction of flowering plants, flowers have long been admired and used by humans to bring beauty to their environment, and also as objects of romance, ritual, religion, medicine and as a source of food.

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[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on sun and crowned woman standing on moon joining flowers with descending dove, which represents marriage and the union of two substances]

[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on s...

Illus. and text in: Artis auriferae. Basileae : Excudebat C. Waldkirch : Expensis C. de Marne, & I. Aubry, 1593. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... More

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone. Illus. and text in: Historie des plantes / Jean Robin. Paris : G. Mace, 1620, PP. 12-13. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washin... More

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of birds, flowers, and insects]

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of bir...

Chapter frontispiece in: Theatrum chemicum britannicum / Elias Ashmole. London : Printed by F. Grismund for N. Brooke, 1652. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... More

[Horse, rose, narcissus, etc.]

[Horse, rose, narcissus, etc.]

Animalium, ferarum et bestiarum, florum, etc., no. 12. LeBlanc 2 (101-112) Parthey 2075.

[Ram and autumn mallow]

[Ram and autumn mallow]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... More

[Cat with black markings on its fur and a fragrant rose mallow]

[Cat with black markings on its fur and a fragrant rose mallow]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon shahōbukuro : Illustrated book of bag of painted treasures... More

Hanauri

Hanauri

Print shows a woman selling flowers in pots on shelves suspended from a shoulder pole. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosob... More

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, hanging poems in a blossoming cherry tree.

[Kara nishiki (Chinese brocade) with red background] [Kinran (gold brocade) with hollyhock on blue background].

[Kara nishiki (Chinese brocade) with red background] [Kinran (gold bro...

Drawings show stylized floral designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints an... More

[Rinzu (figured satin)]

[Rinzu (figured satin)]

Drawing shows stylized floral designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: David Murray colle... More

[Nishike brocade with paulownia arabesque, with red background]

[Nishike brocade with paulownia arabesque, with red background]

Drawing shows bright floral, leaf, and vine designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Davi... More

[Ito nishiki brocade, commonly called anhera-ori (weave)]

[Ito nishiki brocade, commonly called anhera-ori (weave)]

Drawing shows floral and vine designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: David Murray colle... More

[Nishiki brocade with cherry blossoms and wave designs on red background]

[Nishiki brocade with cherry blossoms and wave designs on red backgrou...

Drawing shows stylized flower (cherry blossom) designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: J... More

[Teapot with cherry or plum blossoms]

[Teapot with cherry or plum blossoms]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Japonica, bell flowers, and anemone]

[Japonica, bell flowers, and anemone]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Lotus in the wind, with detail of lotus pod]

[Lotus in the wind, with detail of lotus pod]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Violets, arrow arum(?), and primrose]

[Violets, arrow arum(?), and primrose]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Cockscomb and two kinds of amarantha]

[Cockscomb and two kinds of amarantha]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Peony blossoms]

[Peony blossoms]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Two kinds of pine needle flowers and a kind of anemone]

[Two kinds of pine needle flowers and a kind of anemone]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Lotus plants in various stages of development]

[Lotus plants in various stages of development]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[Blossoms from two kinds of hydrangea]

[Blossoms from two kinds of hydrangea]

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ehon noyamagusa : Illustrated book of mountain grasses. Format:... More

[The harmonic couple]

[The harmonic couple]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a flute, beneath a blossoming tree. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library ... More

[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).

Yatsushi kikujidō

Yatsushi kikujidō

Print shows a woman picking chrysanthemums along the banks of a stream. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa).... More

Chūshū

Chūshū

Print shows two women, one sitting, the other reclining, on a bench between blossoming plants and beneath a full moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... More

Momo no eda to nigyō de asobu otokonoko

Momo no eda to nigyō de asobu otokonoko

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Nishiki-e. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichi... More

Yayoi asukayama hanami

Yayoi asukayama hanami

Print shows three women and a man having a small tea party beneath blossoming cherry trees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the s... More

Satsuki hototogisu

Satsuki hototogisu

Print shows a young woman arranging blossoming branches, she has turned to look at a cuckoo as it passes her window. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialis... More

Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna

Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna

Print shows a woman huddled against the wind beneath wisteria blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa).... More

Ueno no hanami

Ueno no hanami

Print shows a man, two women, and a young child viewing cherry blossoms at Ueno. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban... More

Ouka no nibijin

Ouka no nibijin

Print shows two women standing beneath a blossoming cherry tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hashirae Nishikie. Forms pa... More

Fujidana no sanbijin

Fujidana no sanbijin

Print shows three women and a young boy walking beneath a wisteria arbor. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one panel from a set... More

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on ground]

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on g...

Original drawing by Le Barbier l'aine. Illus. in: Salomon Gessner, Oeuvres (Paris, 1786-93) v. 1 bet. p. 44-45. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind. (3)... More

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on ground]

[Youth seated amid trees and flowers; basket on branch and shovel on g...

Engraving by N. Ponce. Illus. in: Salomon Gessner, Oeuvres (Paris, 1786-93) v. 1 bet. p. 44-45. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind. (3); Shovels; Baskets.

Niwa no hanami

Niwa no hanami

Print shows three women resting in a park while viewing cherry blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: part of a vertical Ob... More

A sonata, sung by a number of young girls, dressed in white and decked with wreaths and chaplets of flowers, holding baskets of flowers in their hands as General Washington passed under the Triumphal arch raised on the bridge at Trenton, April 2

A sonata, sung by a number of young girls, dressed in white and decked...

Positive Photostat.; Bit in Evans.; Verse.; On verso, Copy 2: {Partial Stamp} Gift Herbert Putnam Sept, 22 1938. {Stamp} ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMISSION SOL BLOOM, Direc... More

[Flower or vegetable in a flowerpot]

[Flower or vegetable in a flowerpot]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Libra... More

Shōgatsu chōjiya uchi karakoto

Shōgatsu chōjiya uchi karakoto

Print shows Karakoto, a courtesan, full-length, facing left, seated next to an urn with small flowering tree.

[Mikazuki ni ume(?)]

[Mikazuki ni ume(?)]

Print shows plum blossoms on tree branches with the moon in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ba... More

Baiju

Baiju

Print shows blossoms on a plum tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: satin Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japanese prints... More

Flower with stem and blossoms

Flower with stem and blossoms

Title devised by Library staff. Printed within border at top right: 19. Watermark on right side showing the top or bottom portion of letters. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the ... More

Naturscenen aus Kamtjihatka i.e. Kamtchatka T.4 von den umgebungan des Flusse Bästraja Reka, in July

Naturscenen aus Kamtjihatka i.e. Kamtchatka T.4 von den umgebungan des...

Title from item. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

[Bird perched on a branch of a blossoming tree]

[Bird perched on a branch of a blossoming tree]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Autumn flowers

Autumn flowers

Print shows two girls in a garden with a statue of a reclining figure in the background. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmit... More

[Lace pattern with flowers]

[Lace pattern with flowers]

Print shows overall lace pattern in blue and white with hand-colored flowers in the center; possibly a greeting card. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and albu... More

Catalogue of bulbous and tuberous rooted flowers, of the most choice and splendid varieties, cultivated for sale by John Burgis, seedsman, Guilford, Connecticut. [18--].

Catalogue of bulbous and tuberous rooted flowers, of the most choice a...

Catalogue of bulbous and .… Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 10, Folder 29.

Akikusa no rikka

Akikusa no rikka

Print shows two plants with pink and yellow flowers growing in a double wooden flower pot. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ver... More

Single renuclus i.e., ranunculus

Single renuclus i.e., ranunculus

Print shows a ranunculus with blossoms and leaves. Title from item. Printed outside border at top right: 4. Watermark on right side showing a portion of letters. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carso... More

Single annemones i.e., anemones

Single annemones i.e., anemones

Print shows an anemone with blossoms and leaves. Title from item. Printed outside border at top right: 2. Watermark on right side showing the top or bottom portion of a crown. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: M... More

Gotenyama no umemi

Gotenyama no umemi

Print shows two women and a child with a telescope viewing plum blossoms from the edge of a cliff on the coast. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in... More

Kaidō ni shōkin

Kaidō ni shōkin

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Aitanzaku Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Gotenyama no hanami hidari

Gotenyama no hanami hidari

Print shows three women, one holding a parasol and one speaking to the third woman who is holding out a pair of zori for the woman exiting a sedan chair (see FP 2 - JPD, no. 2289), with cherry blossoms above an... More

Gotenyama no hanami

Gotenyama no hanami

Print shows a woman helping another woman get out of a sedan chair, and another woman standing behind the chair, with cherry blossoms above and sailboats in the background. Title and other descriptive informati... More

Gotenyama no hanami migi

Gotenyama no hanami migi

Print shows two women, one seated, holding a box and one holding onto the sedan chair (see FP 2 - JPD, no. 2289), also, a young girl holding an infant (or doll), with cherry blossoms above and sailboats in the ... More

Kuruwa no hana shin modorikago

Kuruwa no hana shin modorikago

Print shows two men standing next to a flower cart. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blossoms of ... More

Mimeguri no hanami

Mimeguri no hanami

Print shows three women with a male attendant carrying a parasol, and a child walking along riverbank among cherry trees.

Sakurasō

Sakurasō

Print shows primrose seedings growing in a box and a full grown plant in a vase. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Shikishi Ni... More

Amezaiku

Amezaiku

Print shows an illustration of a bird on a stick with flowers and an unopened blossom. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Shikish... More

Paper hanging 43

Paper hanging 43

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Forty Three. Ground imitating a drapery, shaded and lighted by stripes and ornaments in sections of a circle, printed in grey and wh... More

Aricula sic, apple blossom, great daffodil Thackara sc

Aricula sic, apple blossom, great daffodil Thackara sc

Print shows a bouquet of spring blossoms and flowers tied with a ribbon; shown are a Primula auricula cultivar, a sprig of apple blossoms, and daffodils. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Popula... More

Sweet pea, hyacinth, sun flower Thackara sc

Sweet pea, hyacinth, sun flower Thackara sc

Print shows a bouquet of sweet pea blossoms, hyacinths, and a sunflower tied with a ribbon, and with a butterfly or moth perched on the sunflower. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Popular graph... More

Paper hanging 52

Paper hanging 52

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Fifty Two. Ground imitating drapery attached at each side to a cord by buttons--in the centre a garland ascending of coloured flower... More

Hanashobu ni nadeshiko

Hanashobu ni nadeshiko

Print shows two flower pots, one with irises and the other is the pink nadeshiko flower.

Fuji no hachiue

Fuji no hachiue

Print shows two flower pots, one with wisteria and the other is a small flower with pink blossoms.

Nakanochō no hana

Nakanochō no hana

Print shows a woman, full-length, sitting on a bench, holding papers against her forehead; picture of a tree covered with blossoms hangs on the wall nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by N... More

Yakusha no hanami

Yakusha no hanami

Print shows four actors looking at a frog near a blossoming cherry tree; the two actors standing next to the tree may be Kataoka Nizaemon VII and, in the onnagata role, Fujikawa Tomokichi II. Title and other de... More

[Cornucopia of flowers]

[Cornucopia of flowers]

Drawing shows an upright cornucopia filled with flowers.

Sakura namiki zu

Sakura namiki zu

Print shows a grove of blossoming cherry trees with mountain in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal O... More

[Butterfly and flowers]

[Butterfly and flowers]

Drawings shows a butterfly on a flower. Inscribed in brown ink on verso: Take this little Arthetta dear in token of my love sincere Phebe S. Woodward. Inscribed in graphite on verso: stone cream mat 2147.

Woman selling flowers

Woman selling flowers

Lithograph by Delpech, drawn by Carle Vernet from his Cris de Paris, 1822. Illus. in: Cris de Paris by Carle Vernet. Paris : Delpech, [ca. 1822] Reference copy may be available in LOT 4397 T. This record contai... More

Verlegenheiten. No. 13, Pack dich deine Blumen sind ja ganz welk Vas t'en les fleurs sont fanées M. Schwind del. ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 13, Pack dich deine Blumen sind ja ganz welk Vas t...

Print shows a man and two well-dressed woman stopped while on a stroll by a young flower girl who offers fresh flowers to the women and gestures toward the man for payment. Title from item. Parallel text in Ger... More

Benkeigani to tsubaki

Benkeigani to tsubaki

Print shows two crabs and a camellia blossom. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Shikishi Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japan... More

Nakamura karoku no kinokuniya koharu

Nakamura karoku no kinokuniya koharu

Print shows the actor Nakamura Karoku, in an onnagata role of the courtesan Kinokuniya Koharu, full-length, standing, binding her thighs with a long ribbon, from the play Shinju Ten no Amijima; a standing scree... More

Sakura ni tsunagizaru

Sakura ni tsunagizaru

Print shows a monkey sitting on a post with cherry blossoms falling around it. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Otanzaku-ban Ni... More

Ajisai ni kawasemi

Ajisai ni kawasemi

Print shows a kingfisher above hydrangea blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Otanzaku-ban Nishikie. Adachi modern reprin... More

[Blue flower blossom and bud at the end of a stalk]

[Blue flower blossom and bud at the end of a stalk]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

[Yellow blossom with bud on a stalk above leaves]

[Yellow blossom with bud on a stalk above leaves]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

[Large pink blossom on a stem with three additional buds]

[Large pink blossom on a stem with three additional buds]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

Oshidori

Oshidori

Print shows two ducks with flowers.

[Fruit tree branch with blossoms]

[Fruit tree branch with blossoms]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

Secchū tsubaki  ni suzume

Secchū tsubaki ni suzume

Print shows two sparrows near a camellia branch covered with snow. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Otanzaku-ban Nishikie. Adac... More

[Unidentified, possibly a tree branch with red star-shaped leaves or blossoms]

[Unidentified, possibly a tree branch with red star-shaped leaves or b...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

[A tree branch with blossoms]

[A tree branch with blossoms]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

[Three birds perched on branches, one with blossoms]

[Three birds perched on branches, one with blossoms]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

Scroll design with branches and blue flowers

Scroll design with branches and blue flowers

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

[Pink flower blossoms on low stalk and two on a tall stalk]

[Pink flower blossoms on low stalk and two on a tall stalk]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date and numbered in ... More

Ume ni onagadori

Ume ni onagadori

Print shows a magpie perched on a branch with plum blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Otanzaku-ban Nishikie. Adachi mod... More

Flower blossom on stem with bud and foliage

Flower blossom on stem with bud and foliage

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1998:151.38) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

[Small red blossoms on a vine]

[Small red blossoms on a vine]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... More

Humming birds / from life & on stone by M.E.D. Brown ; his lith. No. 5 Library St. Phila.

Humming birds / from life & on stone by M.E.D. Brown ; his lith. No. 5...

Print shows two hummingbirds on a flower. Title from item. Printed at bottom center: Pl. 10 Vo. 2. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Kaidō ni shōkin

Kaidō ni shōkin

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Wakan rōei shū : Virile poems of Japan and China. Format: Otanzaku Nishikie. Forms ... More

Mukōjima hiraiwa

Mukōjima hiraiwa

Print shows exterior view of a teahouse with three women returning from viewing cherry blossoms, and two men trying to attract their attention. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sp... More

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