Bird, Bee, and Blossoms

Description (Brief):

Wood block, Bird, Wisteria, and Bee. Color block, two-sided. Block capped with wood at both ends. Original artist Koga; block cutter/engraver Rokuzaemon MIYATA. with oval paper label "No. 2" on recto. Remnants of block-cutter's guide print on one side, with wisteria blossom portion of design on recto; chop or seal with [publisher's info] on verso.

Description (Brief)

Ink inscription on edge of block with paper label: Dept Int/260898/51116.

Description (Brief)

Transfer from Bureau of Education Museum, Dept. of the Interior through Anthropology, NHB. Originally from Japanese exhibition at Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1876.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

Subject: BirdsFlowers1876Related Event: Centennial Exposition


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.09435Catalog Number: 09435Accession Number: 51116

Object Name: Blockwood block, JapaneseOther Terms: Block; Wood Cut

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 43 cm x 27 cm; 16 15/16 in x 10 5/8 in


Record Id: nmah_793828

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