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Topic: women

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[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry th...

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native woman of Dasamonquepeio showing manner of dress and way of carrying a child on her back; view of river and landscape in the background.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Native woman of Pomeiock carrying a clay vessel, and her daughter holding a doll and a rattle.

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry these around a hut while they scream with pleasure

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry th...

Nude Indians butchering and cooking human bodies.

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

Woman(?) seated outdoors, with various animals, books and a suit of armor lying on ground.

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... more

[A popular beauty]

[A popular beauty]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing left.

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan, facing left, wearing a waterwheel and waves pattern kimono.

[Reading a love letter]

[Reading a love letter]

Print shows a young woman reading a love letter.

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan wearing feather-pattern kimono.

[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.

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta.

Yūjo chōkarō

Yūjo chōkarō

Print shows a courtesan portraying the Chinese sage Zhang Guo Lao Chōkarō releasing his magic horse from a small gourd.

Kage e

Kage e

Print shows two geishas entertaining a man, one is making shadow puppets and the other is playing a shamisen.

Toragaishi

Toragaishi

Print shows a woman standing and a warrior attempting to pick up a large rock.

Kaya no uchisoto

Kaya no uchisoto

Print shows a man, woman, and a child resting outside mosquito netting.

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.

Shuen

Shuen

Print shows two geishas and a man eating; there is a shamisen next to one of the women, the other is holding a tea or sake pot.

Sannin no yakusha

Sannin no yakusha

Print shows three actors, two playing shamisens and one with a teapot or sake pot, two are in the roles of women.

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke as a courtesan and Ichikawa Danjūrō as a merchant.

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more

Hanauri

Hanauri

Print shows a woman selling flowers in pots on shelves suspended from a shoulder pole.

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

Print shows men and women eating and entertaining while looking at the full moon at a large building or pavilion in Shinagawa, on the Tōkaidō Road.

[A willing letter writer]

[A willing letter writer]

Print shows a man with two women, one of the women is writing a letter.

Kyō

Kyō

Print shows a man and a woman playing a game, possibly go, on a kimono with a ruled pattern.

[The beauty Osome]

[The beauty Osome]

Print shows Osome, a tragic beauty, full-length, standing, looking at a book.

[Beauties of the three capitals triptych]

[Beauties of the three capitals triptych]

Print shows three courtesans, full-length, standing.

[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.

[Playing with a puppet]

[Playing with a puppet]

Print shows a woman, standing, holding a puppet of a woman above her head.

[Beauty holding a book]

[Beauty holding a book]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing in front of an illustrated screen, holding a book.

[Two lovers in a boat]

[Two lovers in a boat]

Print shows a man and a woman in a boat; the man is holding a small drum and appears to be serenading the woman beneath the moon.

[Two girls whispering]

[Two girls whispering]

Print shows a woman, sitting, embracing a young girl, and whispering to her.

Marriage à la mode--the toilette scene / invented painted & published by Wm. Hogarth ; engraved by S. Ravenet.

Marriage à la mode--the toilette scene / invented painted & published ...

Several persons engaged in conversation in a lady's boudoir.

Ito zukuri

Ito zukuri

Print shows two women preparing silk thread.

Whipping John of Islington

Whipping John of Islington

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a man holds a bare-bottomed woman with a pained look on her face on his back as another woman holds up the woman's dress and points to her naked backside; a man, ... 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.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

The harlots nurse, or modern procuress / Boitard sculpt.

Print shows an interior view of a room in which a tightly corsetted courtesan admires herself in a mirror as her maid, or procuress, views her from behind. This scene is mirrored by a cat toying with a mouse un... more

[Costumes of Chile]

[Costumes of Chile]

Drawing shows six Chilean clothing styles identified as: 1. costume du peuple; 2. costume de campagne; 3. Indien manœuvre; 4. costume d'èglise; 5. costume de promenade; and 6. officier de hussards.

Ane otōto no isakai

Ane otōto no isakai

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

[Beauties from Fukagawa]

[Beauties from Fukagawa]

Print shows several women and various architectural elements at the Fukagawa station on the Tōkaidō Road.

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for the lady.

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for th...

Print shows the well-known courtesan Catherine Maria "Kitty" Fisher sprawled on the ground after falling off her horse; several men quickly gather at the scene of her misfortune as another on horseback leaps a ... more

Fumi yomu yūjo

Fumi yomu yūjo

Print shows a woman seated on a bench reading a scroll, one end of which a cat is playing with from under the bench.

Nakamura matsue

Nakamura matsue

Print shows the actor Nakmura Matsue in a female role.

[Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

[Musume Dojoji, a popular kabuki dancer]

Print shows a dancer from the popular Musume Dojoji dance drama of the kabuki theater.

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Print shows a young woman, wearing high geta and a kimono with hat designs, rolling a large snowball.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Ink has been used to enhance the outline of her hair.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman or girl facing left. Her hair hangs down to the nape of her neck. A small lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman facing left with a bun in her hair, and strand of hair over her forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman or girl facing left with a bun or ribbon high in her hair, and short strand of hair over her forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 2]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 2]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Her hair tapers to the nape of her neck. A small lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Print shows a young woman, Osugi, holding a tobacco pipe and tray of tobacco.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 4]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 4]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. She wears her hair in a bun. A large lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Print shows actor Arashi Hinaji in an onnagata role as the princess Jōruri Gozen, standing on a veranda, holding a lantern.

Segawa kikunojō [to] ichikawa yaozō

Segawa kikunojō [to] ichikawa yaozō

Print shows the actors Segawa Kikunojo and Ichikawa Yaozo, one portraying a female role.

Fūryū yastushi hagoromo

Fūryū yastushi hagoromo

Print shows a woman (possibly the Tennin, an aerial spirit or celestial dancer) standing on a man in order to remove her feather-mantle (hagoromo or heavenly kimono) which is hanging on the branches of a tree; ... more

Koto o hiku kanjo

Koto o hiku kanjo

Print shows a woman playing a koto.

Chōsui

Chōsui

Print shows two women struggling over a poem or letter scroll.

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

Print shows a full audience of men and women at a kabuki theater.

Yatsushi kikujidō

Yatsushi kikujidō

Print shows a woman picking chrysanthemums along the banks of a stream.

Semitori

Semitori

Print shows a woman and a child catching crickets.

Hagi no tamagawa

Hagi no tamagawa

Print shows two woman or a man and a woman embracing on the banks of a river.

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Print shows two women on the Ryōgoku Bridge at sunset.

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Print shows an interior scene with two courtesans admiring a screen painting of an actor or beautiful woman by the painter Okumura Masanobu.

Engawa no wakashū to onna

Engawa no wakashū to onna

Print shows a young man and a young woman standing on a veranda, with a rooster and a hen standing nearby.

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.

Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women with a large washtub and a hammock, washing cloth and laying it on the hammock to dry.

Yuki

Yuki

Print shows a courtesan, walking in the snow with two young female attendants carrying a parasol, and a male servant carrying a large parasol; the man appears to be barefoot, the women are wearing geta.

Momiji daki

Momiji daki

Print shows two women and a man warming tea and making fans during an autumn rain storm.

Musume o seotte kawa o wataru hotei

Musume o seotte kawa o wataru hotei

Print shows Hotei, one of the seven lucky Buddhist gods, carrying a young woman across a river; a child attendant carries Hotei's bag.

Taira no Kanemori

Taira no Kanemori

Print shows a mother reclining next to her child and an elderly woman sitting nearby.

Ueno no banshō

Ueno no banshō

Print shows a woman with two young sons standing on a veranda or balcony of a temple.

Engawa no mushikiki

Engawa no mushikiki

Print shows a woman sitting on a veranda listening to a cricket in a cage.

Yatsushi kusazuribiki

Yatsushi kusazuribiki

Print shows a man sitting on the floor clutching a long piece of cloth held by the woman standing next to him; she has her hand on a hairpin, perhaps getting ready to remove it. A screen painting behind the wom... more

High life at noon

High life at noon

Print shows an interior view of a room in which two men and two women are taking tea; on the left, a man with an extremely long ponytail attempts to prevent the entrance of a messenger carrying a bill from "Lor... more

Uzuki

Uzuki

Print shows a man serenading, holding a flute in one hand, standing outside a window through which two women are visible.

Segawa kikunojō

Segawa kikunojō

Print shows an actor portraying a woman holding an umbrella.

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