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Woodcut Map of Edo
A hand-painted, woodblock map of Edo City
Woman’s Charity Bazaar at the Rokumeikan
Taiko-bashi, Shinji Pond, and wisteria blossoms at Kameido Tenjin Shrine.
Two girls carrying children
Two rural girls are carrying their infant siblings as they made their way to school in the morning.
Three Women Dancing
The Women of the Iwakura Mission
These women went to the United States in 1871 with Iwakura mission. From left to right: Nagai Shigeko, Ueda Teiko, Yoshimasu Ryoko, Tsuda Umeko, Yamakawa Sutematsu. They are dressed in Western style.
The U.S.S. Columbus and Vincennes in Japan
Lithograph depicting U.S. ships anchored in Edo Bay in 1846 and surrounded by small Japanese boats.
The text at the bottom reads:
"On the 20th of July 1846, the U.S. Ships Columbus & Vincennes entered the Bay of Jeddo or (as the Japanese call it)…
The Treasury of Loyal Retainers: Act Eleven, Scene Three
Nishiki-e (multicolored woodblock print)
Part of a series depicting the events of Chūshingura.
Japanese Title: 忠臣蔵: 夜打三 本望 (Chūshingura youchi san: honmō)