wood block, Japanese

wood block, Japanese

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Description (Brief)
Wood block, two-sided. Image of cursive writing on recto; chop or seal of [publisher] on verso. Oval paper label "No. 4"
Block inset into grooved wooden supports at both ends.USNM/DGA stamp with 9439a in pencil. Small rectangular label on edge with engraver's name in red: Rokuzaemon Miyata.
Ink inscription on edge of block with paper label: Dept Int/260898/51116.
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
Object Name
Block
wood block, Japanese
Other Terms
Block; Wood Cut
place made
Japan
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 44.5 cm x 25 cm; 17 17/32 in x 9 27/32 in
ID Number
GA.09439.03
accession number
51116
subject
Writing
1876
Centennial Exposition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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