Meiji prints


  Design: Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908)  
  Album/series title: Mitsui Gonomi Miyako no Nishiki (Brocades of the capital. The seasons and their fashions.)  
  Size: 24.4 x 17.8 cm (ōban)  
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Toshikata Mitsui Gonomi Miyako no Nishiki: Front cover

Enlargement


This is the front cover of Mizuno Toshikata’s Mitsui Gonomi Miyako no Nishiki album published in Meiji 26 (1893) by Akiyama Buemon.

Title on a red slip on the front cover:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
       
mitsu three  
i a well  
kono(mu) like  
miyako capital  
no ’s  
ni    
shi   Mitsui Gonomi -
ki brocade Brocades of the capital


References


Provenance: White Fox Rare Books

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