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Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Print shows the figure of a man carrying a sword and keys, and trailing a banner labeled "Menses XII Anni Solaris", stepping through an archway in a gallery with statues of the seasons to the right and left; ab... more

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman wearing ornamental chains and necklaces; woman holding baby and ear of corn]

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman we...

Illus. in: Samuel Champlain, Voyages et Descouvertes..., 1619, fol. 87 verso. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Misc.... more

Wij Christina medh Gudz...

Wij Christina medh Gudz...

Svenskt offentligt tryck (WWW) 3304073 Title from beginning of text. Dated at end: Datum Stockholm then 8. martif åhr 1636. Place of printing and name of printer from SOT. Ornamental initial. Also available in... more

Wij Christina medh Gudz ...

Wij Christina medh Gudz ...

Svenskt offentligt tryck (WWW) 3304256 Title from beginning of text. Dated and signed at end: Datum Stockholm den 25. octobris anno 1649. Christina. Place of printing and name of printer from SOT. Ornamental in... more

Henricus I. Rex desig. et sculpt. G. Vertue

Henricus I. Rex desig. et sculpt. G. Vertue

Henry I, King of England, bust portrait, left profile, with ornaments and vignette below depicting dungeon scene. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of England / Paul de Rapin-Thoyras & N. Tindal. London, 17 .

[Knight on horseback - an example of the elaborate ornamentation found in books of calligraphy in the 18th Century]

[Knight on horseback - an example of the elaborate ornamentation found...

Illus. in: Figueiredo, Manuel de Andrade de. Nova Escola para aprender a ler, escrever, e contar. Lisbon, 1722. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397 T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. ... more

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Catalonian pilgrim

Monsieur Perrukesmore a French cavalier, & Sir Penitent Pig-back a Cat...

Two Lilliputian figures, a French landholder, and a Catalonian pilgrim headed for the Holy Land confront each other. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial border.

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

Scene in January, showing couple keeping warm in winter clothing; and scene in February, showing couple, in masquerades, holding hands. Each scene framed by elaborate ornamental and pictorial borders. Forms par... more

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier

Fee Simple, a councellor and Beau Bungey, a cringing courtier

Two Lilliputian figures, a lawyer and a courtier, or landholder, stand discussing the means by which the courtier will settle his estate. Includes explanatory verse and ornamental and pictorial borders. Forms p... more

Francis Beaumont, English dramatist, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing lace collar and cloak, facing slightly right, in ornamental oval Geo. Vertue sculp

Francis Beaumont, English dramatist, head-and-shoulders portrait, wear...

Signed and dated on plate. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

John Fletcher, English dramatist, head-and-shoulders portrait, in ornamental oval frame Geo. Vertue sculp

John Fletcher, English dramatist, head-and-shoulders portrait, in orna...

Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. Signed and dated on plate.

[Benjamin Johnson, English actor, head-and-shoulders portrait facing slightly left, in ornamental oval frame] / Gerard Honthorst pinxt ; Geo. Vertue, Londini sculp.

[Benjamin Johnson, English actor, head-and-shoulders portrait facing s...

Signed and dated on plate. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

K. William Ye Conqueror del. et sculp. G. Vertue

K. William Ye Conqueror del. et sculp. G. Vertue

William I or 'William the Conqueror', King of England, bust portrait, facing front, holding sword, with ornaments and vignette of Brittania in supplication below. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of Englan... more

King Canute ye Dane in. et sculp: G. Vertue

King Canute ye Dane in. et sculp: G. Vertue

Canute, King of England, Denmark and Norway, bust portrait, left profile, with ornaments and vignette below portrait depicting the story of Canute and his courtiers. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of Eng... more

Richardus I. Rex Anglorum Vertue del. sculp

Richardus I. Rex Anglorum Vertue del. sculp

Richard I, King of England, bust portrait, facing front, in crown and mantle, holding battle-axe, with ornaments. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of England / Paul de Rapin-Thoyras & N. Tindal. London, 1732.

A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn from the most approved modern maps &c, the whole being regulated by astronl. observations /

A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn fr...

Relief shown pictorially. Has ornamental cartouche. From: Bowen's A complete system of geography. London : Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware [etc.], 1747. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ... more

Map ornament showing a Native family and a large bison, a pelican perched on a rock below, and above, two Natives pour water from a cornucopia, a opossum hangs by its tail from the border

Map ornament showing a Native family and a large bison, a pelican perc...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas geographicvs maior ... / per Iohannem Baptistam Homannvm. Norimbergae : Curantibus Homannianis Heredibus, 1753-59 [i.e., 1781 ; v. 1, 1759], no. 139. Published ... more

Ōtawaraya uchi wakamastsu

Ōtawaraya uchi wakamastsu

Print shows Wakamatsu of Okawara-ya, a courtesan, full-length, walking, turned to the right, with several young apprentices walking with her. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... more

[Map ornament - Mars watches Fame unfurl a detailed map of New York and Pennsylvania] / Beaurain.

[Map ornament - Mars watches Fame unfurl a detailed map of New York an...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Carte de l'Amérique Septle. pour servir à l'intelligence de la guerre entre les Anglois et les insurgents / M le Chr. de Beaurain. Paris : 1777, detail. Published in: ... more

From an actual survey made by Nichos. Scull surveyor of the province of Pensylvania [sic] / engraved by L. Jackson.

From an actual survey made by Nichos. Scull surveyor of the province o...

Print shows title ornament on a map with a Continental soldier standing next to a wall which bears title inscription and forms the base for two broken pillars, his left arm is pointing to the right. Title from ... more

Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delaware in America sitis, ... / Tob. Conr. Lotter, sculps Aug. V.

Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum regionibus ad fluvium Delawar...

Print shows cartouche and ornament in upper left corner of map; Natives bring fish and furs to a man in European dress. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas géographique de cent et huit cartes générales et spécial... more

Mappa totius mundi / Mattheaus Albrecht Lotter sculpsit Aug. V.

Mappa totius mundi / Mattheaus Albrecht Lotter sculpsit Aug. V.

Print shows title ornamentation with four female figures representating the four continents, America as a Native wearing a skirt made of feathers and a feather headdress. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas géogr... more

A table shewing the value of any number of dollars, from 1 to 10,000, at seven shillings and six-pence. [Philadelphia] Zachariah Poulson, jun. 1778.

A table shewing the value of any number of dollars, from 1 to 10,000, ...

Imprint 3; Not in Evans; Not in Hildeburn; Printers ornament. 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... more

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jorck sive Neu Amsterdam / / Tob. Conr. Lotteri.

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jor...

Print shows cartouche and ornament on map of the eastern seaboard of America; a procession of suppliants bearing gifts to present to a seated figure, possibly George III, also shows a bird's-eye view of New Yor... more

Kyōmachi nichōme kirihishiya uchi manyō

Kyōmachi nichōme kirihishiya uchi manyō

Print shows the courtesan Manyō with another courtesan and two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the ser... more

Nidaime yamashita kinsaku

Nidaime yamashita kinsaku

Print shows the actor Yamashita Kinsaku II, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in an onnagata role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in ... more

Carte du théatre dela guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Trieze Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale / dressée par J. B. Eliot, aide de camp du Général Washington ...

Carte du théatre dela guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Trieze Co...

Print shows title cartouche and ornament; flags and ordnance frame title as troops engage in battle before burning town. Title from item. Illus. in: Carte du théatre de la guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les... more

Edomachi nichōme tsutaya uchi hitomachi[?]

Edomachi nichōme tsutaya uchi hitomachi[?]

Print shows the courtesan Hitomachi with another woman and two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the ser... more

[Ornament for the title page of The European magazine showing the goddess Europe shining light on three figures representing America, Africa, and Asia] / Seally script. ; Bayly sculp.

[Ornament for the title page of The European magazine showing the godd...

Title from item. Illus. in: The European Magazine. London : Philological Society of London, v. 3, 1783, title page. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphic... more

Sakazuki

Sakazuki

Print shows a man and woman seated on the floor, a shamisen between them, a child climbing on the man's back, the woman holding a cup; standing behind them is a woman with many hairpins. Title and other descrip... more

In Assembly, Tues., December 2nd, 1783

In Assembly, Tues., December 2nd, 1783

Text of "the report of the Committee ..." describing the "triumphal arch and its ornaments." Text in: Journal of the House of Representatives, p. 390.

Segawa

Segawa

Print shows the courtesan Segawa standing next to a hibachi with two young attendants wearing elaborate hair arrangements. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spe... more

Hanami zuki

Hanami zuki

Print shows two women and a child outside a building with cherry trees in blossom. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: ... more

[Arms of the British forces]

[Arms of the British forces]

Print shows British arms with drum and flag as title page ornament. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending in 1783 / John Andrews... more

Daifukuya no dan

Daifukuya no dan

Print shows a man sitting behind a screen watching two women, one holding a long pipe. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the seri... more

Matsubaya uchi Utahime

Matsubaya uchi Utahime

Print shows Utahime, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae Nishik... more

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to the east

Thunder, lightning and smoke, or, the wind shifted from the north to t...

Print shows Sir Philip Francis(?) standing, facing right, with dagger in left hand, on the far right, Warren Hastings, wearing a turban, is standing amid bags of money beneath a flag "India Preserved" and again... more

[Ornament for title page of The Columbian Magazine for the year 1789]

[Ornament for title page of The Columbian Magazine for the year 1789]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for James Trenchard, 1789 (March), title page. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings... more

Ouka no Oiran dōchū

Ouka no Oiran dōchū

Print shows a woman standing beneath a parasol with branches of cherry blossoms above. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashira... more

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

Print of ornament on the title page of the Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine shows a female figure representing America sitting amid abundance while enjoying the prosperity of peace. Title devised by Libr... more

Mitsuhata senzan misayama itotaki oribae

Mitsuhata senzan misayama itotaki oribae

Print shows four geishas or courtesans. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints... more

Wakanaya uchi Shiratsuyu

Wakanaya uchi Shiratsuyu

Print shows the courtesan Shiratsuyu, full-length portrait with many hairpins, sitting, facing left, holding a long pipe. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... more

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Print shows the courtesan Somenosuke with two young female attendants/apprentices. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical ... more

Chōjiya uchi karagoto

Chōjiya uchi karagoto

Print shows Karagoto, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two young female attendants.

Koto to shō

Koto to shō

Print shows two women playing musical instruments, one playing the koto and the other panpipes. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From t... more

Sanya karitaku no zu

Sanya karitaku no zu

Print shows two courtesans, full-length, standing, one leaning on a railing, facing right, the other holding a scroll, reading, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spons... more

Nihonzutsumi o miru yūjo

Nihonzutsumi o miru yūjo

Print shows a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms part... more

Okamotoya uchi shinateru

Okamotoya uchi shinateru

Print shows the courtesan Shinateru with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Wakana no hat... more

Kaidan o oriru onna

Kaidan o oriru onna

Print shows a woman descending a staircase, she has a small roll of cloth or paper in her mouth. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Forma... more

Tsuruya uchi tsurunou

Tsuruya uchi tsurunou

Print shows a courtesan with two attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Seirō bijin awase : A series of beauties... more

Okamotoya uchi sayagata

Okamotoya uchi sayagata

Print shows Sayagata, a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing left, with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-0... more

Tamaya uchi shizuka

Tamaya uchi shizuka

Print shows Shizuka, a courtesan, bust portrait, holding a book, facing slightly right, with many hairpins. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 200... more

Miuraya komurasaki shirai gonpachi

Miuraya komurasaki shirai gonpachi

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Jitsukurabe iro no minakami : True comparisons of erotic wellsprings. Format: vertica... more

Chōjiya hinazuru hinamatsu

Chōjiya hinazuru hinamatsu

Print shows Hinatsuru and Hinamatsu of Chōji-ya, courtesans, half-length, one holding a fan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ... more

A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook and other navigators : ornamented with the Solar System, the eclipses of the sun, moon & planets &c. /

A new map of the world : with all the new discoveries by Capt. Cook an...

Relief shown pictorially. Also shows lines of magnetic variation and marine wind-direction arrows. "Published as the Act directs, Aug't 1st 1799, by I. Evans, No. 41 Long Lane, West Smithfield." Originally prin... more

Tamaya uchi wakamurasaki komurasaki

Tamaya uchi wakamurasaki komurasaki

Print shows two courtesans, bust portraits, facing right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms part of... more

Declaration of American Independence [seal] in Congress, July 4th, 1776. --- text in two columns within ornamental border. [Philadelphia 1800 ?].

Declaration of American Independence [seal] in Congress, July 4th, 177...

On verso: 1300C 23N 60. 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 150, Folder 2a.

Ōgiya takihashi

Ōgiya takihashi

Print shows Takihashi, a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing left, with several large hairpins. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... more

Matsubaya uchi segawa

Matsubaya uchi segawa

Print shows the courtesan, Segawa, with two young male and female servants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: probably the left ... more

Matsubaya uchi yoyotose yoyoginu

Matsubaya uchi yoyotose yoyoginu

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

Ōgiya uchi hanaōgi

Ōgiya uchi hanaōgi

Print shows Hanaōgi, a courtesan, half-length, holding a portrait of a man. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Edo shin-... more

Wakamatsuya uchi midorigi

Wakamatsuya uchi midorigi

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

Segawa michisaburō

Segawa michisaburō

Print shows the actor Segawa Michisaburō, full-length portrait, body turned to the right, facing left, holding a board in raised left hand, in an onnagata role. Title and other descriptive information compiled ... more

Ichikawa Dannosuke

Ichikawa Dannosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa, Danzō, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding cloth or paper in right hand. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo p... more

Hana

Hana

Print shows a woman, full-length portrait, standing beneath a tree branch with blossoms, facing left, with several hairpins in her hair, holding a handkerchief next to her right eye, looking at a mirror or pict... more

Edochō echizenya uchi morokoshi

Edochō echizenya uchi morokoshi

Print shows the courtesan Morokoshi, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing numerous hairpins, with a young female attendant also wearing an elaborate hair dressing. Title and other descriptive in... more

Tamaya uchi tagasode

Tamaya uchi tagasode

Print shows Tagasode of Tama-ya, a courtesan, with many hairpins, and another woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: ... more

Matsubaya uchi yosooi

Matsubaya uchi yosooi

Print shows Yosoi of Matsuba-ya, a courtesan, walking with a young female attendant and a male servant carrying a large parasol. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pri... more

Yamabuki ōgiya uchi takigawa

Yamabuki ōgiya uchi takigawa

Print shows Takiqawa, a courtesan at Ōgiya, with a female attendant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Attributed to: Kitagawa Utamaro... more

Komurasaki and Gonpachi

Komurasaki and Gonpachi

Print shows the samurai-turned-murderer Gonpachi and the young beauty-turned-prostitute Komurasaki. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. ... more

Chidori no tamagawa

Chidori no tamagawa

Print shows two women, one writing on a scroll, both wear many hairpins. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Seirō mutama... more

A new and elegant imperial sheet atlas, comprehending general and particular maps of every part of the world : principally compiled from the great French atlas, and others of the most distinguished geographers in Europe, forming the completest collection of single sheet maps hitherto published and rendered particularly convenient by opening without folds.

A new and elegant imperial sheet atlas, comprehending general and part...

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Map title within ornamental border. Atlas consists of folded maps pasted onto endpapers along spine. Copy annotated in pencil on contents p. Copy imperfect: Torn edges a... more

Tsuruya uchi kashiku

Tsuruya uchi kashiku

Print shows the courtesan Kashiku, full-length portrait, standing in front of a tree in blossom, facing slightly right, with young female attendant, both wearing numerous hairpins.

Shin yoshiwara sanmai tsuzuki

Shin yoshiwara sanmai tsuzuki

Print shows several women, with many hairpins and elaborate headdresses, walking down a corridor in a brothel, followed by a man wearing a mask. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... more

Title page, with calligrahic ornamentation, of John Jenkins, The art of writing, Cambridge, printed for the Author

Title page, with calligrahic ornamentation, of John Jenkins, The art o...

Illus. in: John Jenkins, The art of writing, Cambridge, Andover, printed by Flagg & Gould, 1813, title page. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... 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

Paper hanging 41

Paper hanging 41

Wallpaper design acccompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Forty One. Ground. Star closely set, printed in grey and white, on a lighter grey ground enclosed on each side with a garland of je... more

Paper hanging 44

Paper hanging 44

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Top border for number forty three. Composed of a horizontal garland ornamented with a rose in the centre and on each side with leaves and j... more

Paper hanging 55

Paper hanging 55

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Fifty Five. Border for number fifty four. Festoon terminating in points, ornamented with fringe, crescents, and stars. The lower bor... more

Paper hanging 49

Paper hanging 49

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Forty Nine. Ground in Arabic style, composed of an Arabesque ascending in the centre--the sides lighted and shaded by horizontal lin... more

[Paper hanging 66]

[Paper hanging 66]

Wallpaper design. Printed label for companion sheet, LOT 14054, no. 14-a, describes the pattern: "Number Sixty Six. Ground imitating a garden gate, of open ornamental iron work, gilt, on one side a pialster for... more

Paper hanging no. 50

Paper hanging no. 50

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Fifty. Border for number forty nine. Forming a cornice divided by an ornament Arabesque set with palms, in the centre a medallion, a... more

Kaidan o noboru yūjo

Kaidan o noboru yūjo

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

Paper hanging 51

Paper hanging 51

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Fifty One. Ground pin work, ornamented with a garland of vine leaves and bunches of grapes, between each garland a palm ornament, on... more

Tamaya uchi koshikibu

Tamaya uchi koshikibu

Print shows Koshikibu, a courtesan, full-length, walking with two attendants.

Paper hanging 66

Paper hanging 66

Wallpaper design with gilded pillar for Ramée's gilded ironwork. Accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Sixty Six. Ground imitating a garden gate, of open ornamental iron work, gilt, on on... more

[Paper hanging 68]

[Paper hanging 68]

Wallpaper design accompanied by printed label describing the pattern: "Number Sixty Eight. Design of double columns, ornamented with grapes and vine leaves. Another part ornamented with losanges, placed horizon... more

Oiran

Oiran

Print shows an oiran, a high-class courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: S... more

Nihonzutsumi no rakugan tamaya uchi Tamagushi

Nihonzutsumi no rakugan tamaya uchi Tamagushi

Print shows Tamagushi, a courtesan, full-length portrait, with several hairpins, seated, reading a scroll; picture hanging on the wall above her shows geese descending on the Nihon embankment. Title and other d... more

Daimonjiya uchi ichimoto

Daimonjiya uchi ichimoto

Print shows Ichimoto of Daimonji-ya, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, looking to the right, wearing many hairpins and a kimono with a fish design.

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

Kukimanjiya uchi Takimoto

Kukimanjiya uchi Takimoto

Print shows the courtesan Takimoto, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing colorful kimono with rooster design, and with many hairpins, holding a small child. Title and other descriptive ... more

Nakamaru matsue no keisei miyako

Nakamaru matsue no keisei miyako

Print shows the actor Nakamura Matsue in an onnagata role as the keisei (courtesan) Miyako, standing at a gate in the wall around a city, beating a small drum. Title and other descriptive information compiled b... more

Miuraya takao

Miuraya takao

Print shows Takao of the Miura-ya, a courtesan, full-length, standing beneath a pine bough, facing left as a bird flies by her. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... more

Hikeyotsu no yoru no ame

Hikeyotsu no yoru no ame

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing at an open doorway, looking out at the rain. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the serie... more

The two circulars, ornamented with notes. John W. Taylor's circular, General M'Arthur's circular and Notes by Philo-Taylor. Washington City June 1824.

The two circulars, ornamented with notes. John W. Taylor's circular, G...

Imprint 2. 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 192, Folder 8.

Yoshidaya

Yoshidaya

Print shows a full-length portrait of a courtesan, standing, facing right, with diamond-shaped picture hanging on the wall in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... more

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