Woodblock used in the production of Illustrated Reader of the Shōshinge (Shōshinge kundoku zue) 正信偈訓読図会

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1856
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 18.3 x 31.2 x 0.6 cm (7 3/16 x 12 5/16 x 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Author

    Akatsuki no Kanenari 暁鐘成 (1793-1861)
  • Artist

    Matsukawa Hanzan 松川半山 (1818-1882)
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Nature of the Book (November 15, 2022 to March 15, 2024)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of David Mann M.A.
  • Type

    Tool and Equipment
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