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[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and the devil]

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ars moriendi. Germany, 1466. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders.

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders. Title from item. Illus. in: Carmen de ponderibus mensuris. [Venice : Vindelinus de Spira, 1470]. Published in: The tradition of techno... more

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

[A farmer plowing a field]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

Print shows a dragon-shaped, mobile fortress equipped cannons and capable of carrying troops, with a ladder device mounted on the front used for scaling walls or as a bridge during siege warfare.

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De re militari / Roberto Valturio. [Verona] : Joannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonar... more

[Portable siege ladder]

[Portable siege ladder]

Print shows a portable ladder with sections that are screwed together, used during siege warfare. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Des durchleichtigen wolgebornen Grauen Flauii Vegecii Renati kurcze R... more

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and the crane, ca. 1479 - item 57]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and th...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pots]

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pot...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surrounded by symbols of fables, 1481 - #60]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surround...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Plantain shown with snake and scorpion to indicate plant is antidote for their bites and stings; and surrounding text]

[Plantain shown with snake and scorpion to indicate plant is antidote ...

Illus. and text in: Herbarium / Apuleius Barbarus. Rome : J.P. Lignamine, ca. 1483-ca. 1484. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 56.

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

Illus. in: Reformation kaiser Sigmunds, 1484.

[Life stages from infancy to old age with various accoutrements]

[Life stages from infancy to old age with various accoutrements]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De proprietatibus rerum. Lyons : Johannes Siber, [after 26 Jan. 1486] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Brun... more

[Farmers harvesting crops]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opus ruralium commodorum Petri de Crescentijs. Strassburg (Argentine) : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg], 9 Mar. (quinta feria ante festum S. Gregorii) 14... more

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: [L]art de cheualerie selon Vegece. Paris, Antoine Vérard, 26 June 1488. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Br... more

[Illustrated arithmetic problem showing man stamping on fruit in rectangular tub and man standing in round tub, with mathematical equations and surrounding text]

[Illustrated arithmetic problem showing man stamping on fruit in recta...

Woodcut illus. and text in: Aritmetica / Filippo Calandri. Florence : L. Morgiani and J. Petri, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 234.

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Liber ruralium commodorum [Ruralia commoda]. [Speier: Peter Drach] 1 Oct. (Dienstag nach S. Michael) 1493. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Wes... more

[Page form the vellum copy of the Antoine Verard edition of Roman de la Rose (1493) in the Rosenwald Collection, illustrated with 3 hand-colored woodcuts of woman in domestic situations]

[Page form the vellum copy of the Antoine Verard edition of Roman de l...

Illus. in: Antoine Verard edition of Roman de la Rose (Paris, 1493). Ref. copy may be in Library of Congress Acquisitions. Rare Book and Special Collections Div., 1980, p. 6. This record contains unverified dat... more

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

Decorated initial L showing mathematician Luca Paccioli as Franciscan monk, surrounded by text, and rope-patterened border. Illus. and text in: Somma di arithmetica, geometria, proporzione e proporzionalita / L... more

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

Christopher Columbus discovering America. Illus. in: In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in mari Indico nuper inuentis ... more

[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Das Narrenschiff. Basel : Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 11 Feb. (Fastnacht) 1494. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard... more

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper inventis

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper invent...

A two-page spread from In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in Mari Indico nuper inuentis. [Basel] : I[ohann] B[ergmann,... more

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

Title from shelflist card. Signed on block with monogram. Meder, 212. Bartsch, 102. Bradley Collection.

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Sweet flag or sweet rush plant with wading bird; and surrounding text. Woodcut illus. and text in: Herbarius latinus. Venice : S. Bevilaqua, 1499. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Wash... more

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal essences]

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal e...

Frontispiece in: Kleines Distillierbuch / Hieronymous Brunschig. Strassburg : J. Gruniger, 1500. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 179.

[Title page with five men seated at desks writing, possibly includes the author, Strabo, a Greek geographer]

[Title page with five men seated at desks writing, possibly includes t...

Illustrated title page in: De situ orbis / Strabo. [Venetiis : Impressum per B. de Zanis de Portesio, 1502]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 19... more

Adoration of the Magi AD monogram

Adoration of the Magi AD monogram

Print shows Madonna presenting infant Jesus to the Three Wise Men. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to image. Print no. 199 from Marsh Collection.

Typus arithmeticae

Typus arithmeticae

The form of arithmetic, possibly muse of arithmetic, shown as woman standing between Boethius writing Arabic numerals and Pythagorus doing reckoning with counters. Illus. in: Margarita philosophica / Gregor Rei... more

Flight into Egypt AD monogram

Flight into Egypt AD monogram

Print shows Mary and infant Jesus on a donkey being led through a forest by Joseph. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to image. Print no. 201 from Marsh Collection.

[The visitation]

[The visitation]

Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog ... more

[Resurrection] / AD [monogram].

[Resurrection] / AD [monogram].

Title from shelflist card. Signed on block with monogram. Great passion series. Library has two impressions. No. 124a: Marsh Collection. No. 124b: source unknown.

The mass of Saint Gregory AD monogram

The mass of Saint Gregory AD monogram

Print shows the crucified Christ appearing on an altar to Pope Gregory the Great. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to image. Print no. 226 from Marsh Collection.

De Terre motu

De Terre motu

Buildings moving and spire toppling in an earthquake. Illus. and text in: Margarita philosophica noua / Gregor Reisch. [Ex Argentoraco veteri, J. Gruningerus, 1515]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leo... more

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Arbor scientiæ venerabilis et cælitvs illuminati patris Raymvndi Lvllii Maioricensis .... [Lugduni] : 1515. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of We... more

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

Title from shelflist card. Stains. Altdorfer, 85. Hubbard Collection.

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Etliche Underricht zu Befestigung der Stett, Schloss und Flecken / Albrecht Dürer. [Nürenberg : 1527]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of his trade; on the hood over the furnace is a portrait of an unidentified man]

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Voarchadvmia contra alchi'miam: ars distincta ab archimi'a, & sophia: cum additionibus: proportionibus: numeris: & figuris opportunis. Venetiis : 1530. Published in: T... more

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated on block. Bartsch, 56. LC purchase, 1158.

[German cupeling furnace with a brick dome and a cupeling hearth with iron hood, both used to separate metals from ores]

[German cupeling furnace with a brick dome and a cupeling hearth with ...

Illus. and text in: De la pirotechnia / Vannuccio Biringucci. Venetia : Per V. Roffinello, 1540, p. 58. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 180.

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De la pirotechnia. [Veneto] : 1540. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of C... more

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations showing medical scenes from life of Galen, physician to Marcus Aurelius]

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations...

Illus. in: Extra ordinem classium libri / Galenus. Veneti : Apud Haeredes L. Luntae, 1541. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 129.

[Crowd watching dissection of female cadaver with skeleton at its head]

[Crowd watching dissection of female cadaver with skeleton at its head...

Illus. in: De humani corporis fabrica / Andreas Vesalius. Basileae : [ex oficina I. Oporini], 1543. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 120

[Men chopping wood, damming stream, and washing ore demonstrate a sluicing method for obtaining stones from which tin is made]

[Men chopping wood, damming stream, and washing ore demonstrate a slui...

Illus. and text in: De re metallica / Georg Agricola. Basileae : [Apud H. Frobenium et N. Episcopium], 1556, p. 270. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV / Natale de Comitibus ueneto nunc primum è Gr... more

[Plate from De re metallica showing three methods of ventilating mines]

[Plate from De re metallica showing three methods of ventilating mines...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Georgii Agricolae De re metallica libri XII .... Basileae : Apud Hieron. Frobenium et Nicolaum Episcopium, 1556 mense Martio. Published in: The tradition of technology... more

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Print shows the interior of a cobbler's workshop and store with two men making shoes as another man attends to a customer. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruin... more

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Print shows an interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are working with gold. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruinum, impensis S. Feyerabent, 1568]... more

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Print shows an astrolabe being used to measure a tower. Title from item. Illus. in: Elvcidatio fabricæ vsvsqve astrolabii, [Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii] Ioanne Stoflerino Ivstingensi authore ... Adie... more

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, ...

Illustration showing aspects of optics: Battle scene with Archimedes' mirrors using sun to defend city of Syracuse against sailing ships, a rainbow, elephants crossing long bridge drawn in perspective, nude man... more

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

Title page illustration showing cavalries engaged in battle, soldiers, and armaments. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The arte of warre / written in Italian by Nicholas Machiauel, and set foorth in E... more

[Person with crossed eyes, head-and-shoulders view]

[Person with crossed eyes, head-and-shoulders view]

Illus. in: Ophthalmodouleia / George Bartisch. [Dresden : Gedruckt durch M. Stockwel], 1583, p. 13. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 147.

[Person with crossed eyes wearing corrective mask, head-and-shoulders view]

[Person with crossed eyes wearing corrective mask, head-and-shoulders ...

Illus. in: Ophthalmodouleia / George Bartisch. [Dresden : Gedruckt durch M. Stockwel], 1583, p. 15. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 147.

The entombment

The entombment

Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Divis... more

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how...

Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image. Title from item. I... more

[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

[Ore testing and ovens in assay laboratory with surrounding text]

[Ore testing and ovens in assay laboratory with surrounding text]

Illus. and text in: Beschreibung aller furnemisten mineralischen Ertz unnd Bergkwercks Arten / Lazarus Ercker. Franckfurt am Mayn : J. Feyerabendt, 1598. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Brun... more

[Interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are removing impurities from silver]

[Interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are removing impu...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Beschreibung. Franckfurt am Mayn : J. Feyerbendt, 1598. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington,... more

Die Sechste gliechnis

Die Sechste gliechnis

The sixth allegory, showing a man holding a sword and decapitated head standing by dismembered body signifying alchemical purification through separation. Illus. and text in: Aureum vellus / Salomon trismosin. ... more

Sumō

Sumō

Print showing scenes related to the Soga family. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Eiri soga monogatari : Illustrated t... more

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used to show earth's magnetic qualities; with decorated initial C and surrounding text]

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used...

Illus. and text in: De Magnete / William Gilbert. London : Excudebat P. Short, 1600. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 277.

Franciscus est in coelo

Franciscus est in coelo

Francis in heaven being torn apart. Item in PR 06 CN 789.

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

[Compound microscope as rendered by artist in Descartes "La Dioptrique"]

[Compound microscope as rendered by artist in Descartes "La Dioptrique...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Discours de la methode .... Plus La dioptriqve. Les meteores. Et La geometrie. Qui sont des essais de cete methode. Leyde : De li̓mprimerie de I. Maire, 1637. Publis... more

[Lovers in an autumn meadow]

[Lovers in an autumn meadow]

Print shows a young man and a young woman embracing in a meadow. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Two lovers embracing in front of a painted screen]

[Two lovers embracing in front of a painted screen]

Print shows a young man sitting on the floor, embracing a young woman straddling him. Title devised by Library staff. Also attributed to: Sugimura Jihei, ca. 169-. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: ... more

[A betrothal ceremony]

[A betrothal ceremony]

Print shows an interior scene with a man entering on the right outside a room with several women; on the left shows a similarly dressed man addressing a woman behind a screen.

America

America

Print shows a Native man, full-length portrait, facing left, wearing a feathered headdress, a waist-cloth and leggings, with a rifle strapped to his back, carrying a hatchet in his right hand and a fish in his ... more

[A popular beauty]

[A popular beauty]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing left. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[The spear dance]

[The spear dance]

Print shows a male dancer during a spear dance. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

Print shows a man and a woman, full-length, walking beneath an umbrella. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Print shows actors Iwai Sagenta and Katsuyama Matagorō, one reclining on a veranda, the other about to climb steps to the veranda. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo p... more

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.

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Print shows a long procession of men (nobility or government officials) on foot. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Ob... more

Tekkai sennin

Tekkai sennin

Print shows a woman holding her hands over a man's eyes and blowing a puff of air upon which a small male figure ascends; another woman is waving to the man on the puff of air and appears to be offering him a s... more

[Reading a love letter]

[Reading a love letter]

Print shows a young woman reading a love letter. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Rajōmon

Rajōmon

Print shows a warrior fighting a demon, possibly Ibaraki, at the Rashomon gate. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Oban. Adachi m... more

Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Print shows a procession of Chinese men on horseback and on foot, some carrying a palanquin. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: h... more

Takenuki gorō

Takenuki gorō

Print shows a man, possibly Tokimune Soga (Gorō), uprooting bamboo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Pur... more

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan wearing feather-pattern kimono. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Purchase; H. Ir... 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).

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... more

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese print... more

Yūjo chōkarō

Yūjo chōkarō

Print shows a courtesan portraying the Chinese sage Zhang Guo Lao Chōkarō releasing his magic horse from a small gourd. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specia... more

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Print shows the legendary monk warrior Benkei offering gifts to two children who have been gathering pine needles.

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pr... more

Toragaishi

Toragaishi

Print shows a woman standing and a warrior attempting to pick up a large rock. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Chub... more

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

Kage e

Kage e

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

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... more

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.

[Wild horses running in water, across a river or in surf]

[Wild horses running in water, across a river or in surf]

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

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

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

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