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Sangatsu[yayoi?] hanazumō shigatsu[uduki?] shaka tanjō

Sangatsu[yayoi?] hanazumō shigatsu[uduki?] shaka tanjō

Print shows three women dancing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blossoms of the yoshiwara. Form... More

Moronobu Hishikawa - Sumō, 16th century - Ukiyo e print

Moronobu Hishikawa - Sumō, 16th century - Ukiyo e print

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

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshinaka's home - pursuing the guards and searching for Kira]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshina...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai chasing Kira's guards and searching the grounds. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichi... More

Toyonobu Ishikawa - [Passing a love letter]

Toyonobu Ishikawa - [Passing a love letter]

Print shows a young man discretely passing a love letter from beneath the folds of his kimono. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Two old men, possibly actors, one standing, holding an umbrella, the other reclining]

[Two old men, possibly actors, one standing, holding an umbrella, the ...

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).

Shuen, print by Sukenobu Nishikawa - Ukiyo e print

Shuen, print by Sukenobu Nishikawa - Ukiyo e print

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

[A man crossing a bridge beneath overhanging trees]

[A man crossing a bridge beneath overhanging trees]

Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress). Public domain photograph of 18th-century painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Japonica, bell flowers, and anemone], Yasukuni Tachibana

[Japonica, bell flowers, and anemone], Yasukuni Tachibana

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

[Caricature of a woman dancing] - Ukiyo e print

[Caricature of a woman dancing] - Ukiyo e print

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).

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen - Public domain print

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen - Public domain print

Print shows actor Arashi Hinaji in an onnagata role as the princess Jōruri Gozen, standing on a veranda, holding a lantern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... More

Kameido taikobashi, Isoda Koryūsai - Ukiyo e print

Kameido taikobashi, Isoda Koryūsai - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a man, woman, and a child standing on a bridge looking at fish in the stream below. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format... More

Onoe matsusuke no raikō sitennō - Ukiyo e print

Onoe matsusuke no raikō sitennō - Ukiyo e print

Print shows Onoe Matsusuke, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: one of a ... More

Ohan chōemon, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Ohan chōemon, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Print shows a porter carrying a woman across a stream. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms part of: J... More

Niwa no yukimi, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Niwa no yukimi, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Print shows three women on a veranda looking at a snow-covered garden. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: right panel of a vertic... More

Matsuchiyama no yukimi, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Matsuchiyama no yukimi, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Print shows a man and two women standing in the snow outside a shrine, one woman carries an offering. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. ... More

Ōkawabata yūryō, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Ōkawabata yūryō, print by Kiyonaga Torii

Print shows three women strolling next to the Sumida(?) River, enjoying the cool evening air. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ... More

Yatsushi jūnidan zoushi ushiwaka jōrurihime - Torii Kiyonaga

Yatsushi jūnidan zoushi ushiwaka jōrurihime - Torii Kiyonaga

Print shows four women standing on a porch, one may be ringing a bell, and a man playing a flute, standing in front of the porch; from the tale of Jūnidan Zoushi and Ushiwaka. Title and other descriptive inform... More

Shichirigahama zu - Public domain  drawing

Shichirigahama zu - Public domain drawing

Print shows a seacoast village and mountain, with view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Koga... More

Katsukawa Shunchō - Yanagi no niwa - Ukiyo e print

Katsukawa Shunchō - Yanagi no niwa - Ukiyo e print

Print shows three women and a child, standing next to and sitting on a bench beneath a willow tree at the edge of a pond. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... More

Sumiyoshi odori, Eishi Hosoda - Public domain  drawing

Sumiyoshi odori, Eishi Hosoda - Public domain drawing

Print shows five women dancing beneath a large parasol during the annual rice planting ritual at the Sumiyoshi shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... More

Hanami, print by Kiyonaga Torii - Ukiyo e print

Hanami, print by Kiyonaga Torii - Ukiyo e print

Print shows two women viewing cherry blossoms from a footpath above a village. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Koba... More

Michinoku, print by Utamaro Kitagawa - Ukiyo e print

Michinoku, print by Utamaro Kitagawa - Ukiyo e print

Print shows the courtesan Michinoku with a female attendant and a boy carrying an umbrella over his shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... More

Tachibanaya ōmiya, Utagawa Toyokuni - Ukiyo e print

Tachibanaya ōmiya, Utagawa Toyokuni - Ukiyo e print

Print shows two actors, full-length portrait, one as a warrior sitting, the other as a woman standing behind the warrior. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... More

Toyohiro Utagawa: Yatsushi chōkaro - Ukiyo e print

Toyohiro Utagawa: Yatsushi chōkaro - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a woman entertaining a chid, possibly a young Zhang Guo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Chuban Nishikie.... More

Okamotoya uchi sayagata, Eishi Hosoda - Ukiyo e print

Okamotoya uchi sayagata, Eishi Hosoda - Ukiyo e print

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

Shichidanme, print by Utamaro Kitagawa, Forty Seven Rōnin

Shichidanme, print by Utamaro Kitagawa, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows two men (possibly Yuranosuke and one of Moronô's spies) and a woman (possibly Okaru) at a brothel. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in ... More

Jibukiami, Utagawa Toyokuni - Public domain  drawing

Jibukiami, Utagawa Toyokuni - Public domain drawing

Print shows a woman holding a pipe, walking with a female attendant along the seashore; in the background are boats and large fishing nets. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponso... More

[Coastal view with village and pine trees along the waterfront]

[Coastal view with village and pine trees along the waterfront]

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).

[Two men walking, one carrying a shoulder pole with barrel-like containers, the other carries a long-handled mallet]

[Two men walking, one carrying a shoulder pole with barrel-like contai...

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).

Toenmei, print by Utamaro Kitagawa - Ukiyo e print

Toenmei, print by Utamaro Kitagawa - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a woman sitting with a young girl and a young boy, the boy is wearing a mask of the devil. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.... More

Toyohiro Utagawa: Daimyō no okuzashiki - Ukiyo e print

Toyohiro Utagawa: Daimyō no okuzashiki - Ukiyo e print

Print shows three women sitting in a room with elaborate wall painting of peacocks. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Right pane... More

Hara, Katsushika Hokusai, depicting Mount Fuji

Hara, Katsushika Hokusai, depicting Mount Fuji

Print shows two women and a man walking behind a group of travelers on the Tōkaidō Road, with Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... More

Kakegawa, Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain  drawing

Kakegawa, Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain drawing

Print shows two women rolling up carpets. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road. Format: horizontal Yatsugir... More

Okabe, Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain  drawing

Okabe, Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain drawing

Print shows a traveler taking his shoes off at a rest stop, his hat, sword, and a package are on the porch next to him, and a woman is offering him a bowl of soup or tea. Title and other descriptive information... More

Maisaka, Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain  drawing

Maisaka, Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain drawing

Print shows two ships headed out to sea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road. Format: horizontal Yatsugiri... More

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove; some with musical instruments (koto and shamisen), one with a scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... More

Kameya no mae no sannō sai no yatai

Kameya no mae no sannō sai no yatai

Print shows two women and a man and several other people behind a portable shrine in front of a store during the Sanno festival. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pri... More

Yodanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Yodanme, Katsushika Hokusai, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows several persons gathered for the ritual suicide, seppuku, of Enya Hangan (Asano). Scene from act four of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin. Title and other descriptive information comp... More

Ariwara no narihira, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Ariwara no narihira, print by Utamaro Kitagawa

Print shows a woman with the poet Ariwara Narihira as a boy with bow and arrows and wearing fan-shaped blinders. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... More

Utagawa Toyokuni - Sandaime ichikawa yaozō no yoshidaya kizaemon

Utagawa Toyokuni - Sandaime ichikawa yaozō no yoshidaya kizaemon

Print shows Ichikawa Yaozō III, a kabuki actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding a fan, portraying the role of Yoshida-ya Kizaemon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichib... More

Tomoegozen yūriki, Katsukawa Shuntei - Ukiyo e print

Tomoegozen yūriki, Katsukawa Shuntei - Ukiyo e print

Print shows the powerful female samurai Tomoe Gozen on horseback disarming another warrior. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ve... More

Ne no ji no kakejiku o motsu musume

Ne no ji no kakejiku o motsu musume

Print shows a woman holding a calendar scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kogata Nshikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japan... More

Chidori no tamagawa, Utamaro ii, 1800-1820

Chidori no tamagawa, Utamaro ii, 1800-1820

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

Utagawa Toyokuni - Sandaime bandō hikosaburo no saemon suketsune

Utagawa Toyokuni - Sandaime bandō hikosaburo no saemon suketsune

Print shows Bandō Hikosaburo III, an actor portraying Saemon Suketsune who killed the father of the Soga brothers in 1193. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spe... More

Jūdanme, Utagawa Kuniyasu, Forty Seven Rōnin

Jūdanme, Utagawa Kuniyasu, Forty Seven Rōnin

Print shows a masked man, one of the Rōnin, with a sword attacking Osono, the estranged wife of Gihei, in order to cut her hair to the customary length of a nun making it impossible for her father to marry her ... More

Temari no aki no tsuki - Public domain  drawing

Temari no aki no tsuki - Public domain drawing

Print shows a folded kimono in a box and a ball on top of another box, with a couple accessories. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From... More

Shodana to fuzukue to ume - Public domain architectural drawing

Shodana to fuzukue to ume - Public domain architectural drawing

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Nishikie Surimono. Print has been trimmed and inscribed in ink with the title of a book for ... More

Edo musashi abumi, Hokkei Totoya - Ukiyo e print

Edo musashi abumi, Hokkei Totoya - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a saddle and stirrups. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Santo no uchi : The three capitals. Format: Shikis... More

Chōchin o motsu onna, Eizan Kikukawa

Chōchin o motsu onna, Eizan Kikukawa

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, carrying a paper lantern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie d... More

Takuhatsusō to araihari wo suru onna

Takuhatsusō to araihari wo suru onna

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

Kudō (suketsune) no isyō, Hokkei Totoya

Kudō (suketsune) no isyō, Hokkei Totoya

Print shows a kimono as though someone has just stepped out of it. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Soga bantsuzuki : ... More

Hōjō Yasutoki, Yajima Gogaku - Public domain  drawing

Hōjō Yasutoki, Yajima Gogaku - Public domain drawing

Print shows the warrior Hōjō, Yasutoki sitting on a raised platform with three warriors seated before him; a servant presents a raised tray to the three warriors. Title and other descriptive information compile... More

Tatsu no koku asa itsustsu tsuruya uchi kashiku

Tatsu no koku asa itsustsu tsuruya uchi kashiku

Print shows Kashiku of Tsuru-ya, a courtesan, looking into a mirror that is hanging in an open window, reflecting clients arriving or departing at the front gate. Title and other descriptive information compile... More

Nakamaru matsue no keisei miyako - Ukiyo e print

Nakamaru matsue no keisei miyako - Ukiyo e print

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

Manzai, Katsukawa Shuntei - Public domain  drawing

Manzai, Katsukawa Shuntei - Public domain drawing

Print shows two performers during a New Year celebration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Shikishi Nishikie Surimono. Forms ... More

[Two men, one on his hands and knees crawling, the other is sitting on the first man's back, facing forward, holding a paddle over his head, about to strike the man on his exposed buttocks]

[Two men, one on his hands and knees crawling, the other is sitting on...

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 and numbered in pencil. Forms ... More

Hyōshigi o utsu bushi, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Hyōshigi o utsu bushi, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Print shows a samurai with a pair of clappers, a man pulling a rope, and a man fallen on the ground in front of the samurai. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print s... More

[Bamboo], Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain  drawing

[Bamboo], Katsushika Hokusai - Public domain drawing

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 and numbered in pencil. Forms ... More

Sakura ni tsunagizaru, Ando Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Sakura ni tsunagizaru, Ando Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

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

Daiichi - Public domain scan / drawing - Ukiyo e print

Daiichi - Public domain scan / drawing - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a village along coastline with gate to shrine and mountains in the background; no. 1 of the "eight scenic spots of Henan, China." Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... More

Tenjinzkatsuragi no kakejiku - Public domain portrait print

Tenjinzkatsuragi no kakejiku - Public domain portrait print

Print shows Tenjin (Sugawara Michizane), facing right, sitting in a temple or palace. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kogata... More

Sōshū shichiriga hama, Katsushika Hokusai - Ukiyo e print

Sōshū shichiriga hama, Katsushika Hokusai - Ukiyo e print

Print shows landscape with Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fugaku sanjū rokkei : 36 v... More

Shimada, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scan / drawing

Shimada, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scan / drawing

Print shows travelers fording a small river as others wait their opportunity to continue the journey; also shows some travelers with horses and many porters at the Shimada station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and... More

Nihonbashi [2nd edition], Andō Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Nihonbashi [2nd edition], Andō Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Print shows travelers and porters crossing the bridge at the Nihonbashi station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... More

Miya, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain  drawing

Miya, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain drawing

Print shows people running with horses on long ropes through the torii at the shrine at the Miya station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print ... More

Ryōgokubashi nōryō, Andō Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Ryōgokubashi nōryō, Andō Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Print shows many pedestrians on the Ryōgoku Bridge and several boats in the water beneath the bridge, at evening. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists ... More

Shimotsuke kurokami-yama kurifuri no taki

Shimotsuke kurokami-yama kurifuri no taki

Print shows travelers admiring a waterfall. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Shokoku taki meguri : Visiting famous w... More

Sanki fukaku katachi o kuzusu no fuji

Sanki fukaku katachi o kuzusu no fuji

Print shows two men carrying swords, one also carries a rifle, stopping on a path to light their pipes, view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spon... More

Hebi taiji no fuji - Public domain scenic drawing

Hebi taiji no fuji - Public domain scenic drawing

Print shows a thatched-roof dwelling next to a large tree with mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the... More

Saka no shita no zu - Public domain  drawing

Saka no shita no zu - Public domain drawing

Print shows a woman sitting, playing a flute on a cloud outside an inn or large commercial building with porters and travelers passing in the street at the Sakano shita station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and ot... More

Fujikawa, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain  drawing

Fujikawa, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain drawing

Print shows travelers walking past shops at the Fujikawa station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series:... More

Okazaki, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain  drawing

Okazaki, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain drawing

Print shows a wooden bridge from below spanning a river at the Okazaki station on the Tōkaidō Road; man on horseback crossing the bridge, boats on the river, and buildings in the near background, mountains in t... More

Yoshiwara sakura no zu Andō Hiroshige

Yoshiwara sakura no zu Andō Hiroshige

Print shows women and men among blossoming cherry trees at Yoshiwara. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Edo meisho : ... More

Kanagawa - Public domain scan / drawing - Ukiyo e print

Kanagawa - Public domain scan / drawing - Ukiyo e print

Print shows travelers passing thatched roof buildings at the Kanagawa station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. F... More

Honmoku kara no Fuji [o nozomu] Andō Hiroshige

Honmoku kara no Fuji [o nozomu] Andō Hiroshige

Print shows a view of Mount Fuji from across a bay with sailboat; tree studded cliff in the foreground. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06... More

Jūgo, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan - Public domain image related to music prformance, drawing

Jūgo, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan - Public domain image related to music p...

Print shows a man and a woman walking along a roadway illuminated by lanterns, at night under a full moon; on the left is a male servant carrying a sword. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nic... More

Hanaikada, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain  drawing

Hanaikada, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain drawing

Print shows flower petals falling on a log raft and the man driving the raft. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Sumizurie. Proba... More

Seta no sekisho, Andō Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Seta no sekisho, Andō Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a long bridge spanning Seta River, ships and boats on the river, and mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... More

Tabako wo suu yakusha - Public domain portrait drawing

Tabako wo suu yakusha - Public domain portrait drawing

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one panel of a vertical Oban Nishikie triptych. Actor print. Background by Kunihisa. Forms par... More

Sasshu makurazaki kaimongadake jusei odori - Ukiyo e print

Sasshu makurazaki kaimongadake jusei odori - Ukiyo e print

Print shows a group of dancers wearing oversized masks dancing in a circle on a beach with small village on the shore and a view of snowcapped mountain in the background. Title and other descriptive information... More

Yokohama kenbutsu zue - Public domain portrait painting

Yokohama kenbutsu zue - Public domain portrait painting

Japanese print shows a foreign visitor standing outside a building in Yokohama, Japan. He is looking up and appears to be thinking, his thoughts depicted on the right, outside the space occupied by him, as a fr... More

Amerika jokan hansui o gansuru no zu, Sadahide Utagawa

Amerika jokan hansui o gansuru no zu, Sadahide Utagawa

Japanese print shows an American woman playing an accordian; a dog sits on her right and a man stands to her left. Signature: Gountei Sadahide ga. Seal date: Monkey. From series entitled: Ikiutsushi ikoku jinb... More

Ikoku kotoba - Amerika - Public domain  engraving

Ikoku kotoba - Amerika - Public domain engraving

Japanese print shows a Russian woman playing the flute and an English man holding a rifle. Includes Japanese translations of English words on recto of print, e.g. kome/ raisu (rice), mugi / beruri (barley), cha... More

Gaikoku jinbutsu zukushi - Igirisu - Ukiyo e print

Gaikoku jinbutsu zukushi - Igirisu - Ukiyo e print

Japanese print shows an English soldier and a woman walking with an umbrella. Signature: Yoshitora ga. Seal date: Monkey 12. From series entitled: Gaikoku jinbutsu zukushi (People from foreign lands). Annotati... More

Ajisai ni shōkin - Public domain  drawing

Ajisai ni shōkin - Public domain drawing

Print shows a small bird perched on a branch of a hydrangea plant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Kogata Nishikie. Forms pa... More

Yokkaichi, Utagawa Hiroshige - Public domain  drawing

Yokkaichi, Utagawa Hiroshige - Public domain drawing

Print shows travelers, one on horseback, passing inns or other commercial facilities along a street at the Yokkaichi station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... More

Gaikokujin yūkō no zu - Igirisu nyonin

Gaikokujin yūkō no zu - Igirisu nyonin

Japanese print shows a woman riding sidesaddle. Signature: Yoshitora ga. Seal date: Cock 1. Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 133; LC2585; 47623a (white label); 17. Earlier control number: 9942.3-22... More

Amerika - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Amerika - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Japanese print shows an American family. Signature: Issen Yoshikazu ga. Seal date: Cock 2. Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 82; 47623a; 5. Earlier control number: 9942.25-2. Gift; Mrs. E. Crane Cha... More

Ijin shishimai kenbutsu no zu - Public domain portrait engraving

Ijin shishimai kenbutsu no zu - Public domain portrait engraving

Print shows a man and a woman watching street entertainers performing a New Year's dance. Signature: Ichigeisai Yoshitomi. Engraving attributed to: Hori Take. Seal date: Cock 3. Annotations, stamps, etc. on ve... More

Bankoku jinbutsu zue - Itaria kokuō - Ukiyo e print

Bankoku jinbutsu zue - Itaria kokuō - Ukiyo e print

Japanese print shows a full-length portrait of a man seated in a chair, facing left. Signature: Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga. Seal date: Cock 1. From series entitled: Bankoku jinbutsu zue (People of the barbarian n... More

Igirisu rondon taikō, Utagawa Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Igirisu rondon taikō, Utagawa Hiroshige - Ukiyo e print

Japanese triptych (one section only) print shows ships in a harbor with women and men walking and riding horses in the foreground. Print created by either Hiroshige II or Hiroshige III. Signature: Hiroshige ga... More

Ukon so - September - Public domain illustration drawing

Ukon so - September - Public domain illustration drawing

Drawing shows stalk with yellow blossom and leaves of a plant identified as a Ukon so. Japanese text appears in upper left corner. From "Flowers" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Mur... More

Utsubo sô - May - Public domain illustration drawing

Utsubo sô - May - Public domain illustration drawing

Drawing shows stalk with purple blossom and leaves of a plant identified as a Common Asian Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris asiatica), commonly known as utsugo gusa. Japanese text appears in upper right corner. Fro... More

Tachi aoi - May - Public domain decorative drawing

Tachi aoi - May - Public domain decorative drawing

Drawing shows stalk with white blossom and leaves of a plant identified as a trillium, commonly known as tachi aoi, though this drawing does not resemble that plant (See: Wild Flowers of Japan : A field guide /... More

[Circular designs, maple leaves in a bubble and a person blowing bubbles]

[Circular designs, maple leaves in a bubble and a person blowing bubbl...

Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kato Dec. 1878. Fig. 9. Insert anywhere. From the "Lacquer" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of... More

Magatama[?], curved gems - kudatama, straight gems, worn by high off.

Magatama[?], curved gems - kudatama, straight gems, worn by high off.

Drawing shows two long sets of gems suspended from cords, worn by high government officials. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano 1878. From the "Social life" s... More

[An old man, possibly a monk or scholar, seated a low table writing on scroll with brush]

[An old man, possibly a monk or scholar, seated a low table writing on...

Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Education" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Carpenter's chisels - Public domain  drawing

Carpenter's chisels - Public domain drawing

Drawing shows eight types of wood chisels. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Construction" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray co... More

Top of imp. carriage, bronze, by ancient

Top of imp. carriage, bronze, by ancient

Drawing showing an ornamental bronze design of a phoenix figure with human head and arms, for the top of the imperial carriage. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by ... More

Night lamp & hand lamp - Public domain  drawing

Night lamp & hand lamp - Public domain drawing

Drawing shows a large upright lamp and a small lamp. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David ... More

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