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Empress Xiaoxian (detail). China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1771, with repainting possibly 19th century. Ignatius Sichelbarth (Ai Qimeng), Yi Lantai, and possibly Wang Ruxue. Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. Peabody Essex Museum, gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Sturgis Hinds, 1956, E33619. Photo by Walter Silver/PEM.
Detail, Sanjō Bridge; Tokuriki Tomikichirō (1902–2000); Japan, Showa era, 1954; woodblock print; ink and color on paper; on loan from the Ken and Kiyo Hitch Collection; LTS2017.3.27; image courtesy of Kyoto Tokuriki Hangakan, Inc.