Print
Japanese woodblock print on paper by Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Depicts a Kabuki theatre scene with a man, woman and child actors. Woodblock art developed through the 18th and 19th centuries in Edo (Tokyo) and helped to popularise the kabuki theatre, the fashion trade and landscapes. Dating from 1798 to 1861. (355 x 240mm)
1989.1000
Print
Japanese woodblock print on paper by Utagawa Hiroshige. Depicts the Ohashi Bridge in the Rain from the One Hundred Views of Edo series. Woodblock art developed through the 18th and 19th centuries in Edo (Tokyo) and helped to popularise the kabuki theatre, the fashion trade and landscapes. Dating from 1797 to 1858. (335 x 215mm)
1989.1003
Print
Japanese woodblock print on paper by Katsushika Hokusai. Titled The Wave. Woodblock art developed through the 18th and 19th centuries in Edo (Tokyo) and helped to popularise the kabuki theatre, the fashion trade and landscapes. Dating from 1760 to 1849. (255 x 380mm)
1989.1001
Print
Japanese woodblock print on paper by Utagawa Toyokuni. Depicts an actor and two actresses. The seated actress holds a picture of a man. Woodblock art developed through the 18th and 19th centuries in Edo (Tokyo) and helped to popularise the kabuki theatre, the fashion trade and landscapes. Dating from 1769 to 1825. (355 x 245mm)
1989.1013
Print
Japanese woodblock print on paper by Utagawa Toyokuni. Depicts two figures in a boat. Woodblock art developed through the 18th and 19th centuries in Edo (Tokyo) and helped to popularise the kabuki theatre, the fashion trade and landscapes. Dating from 1769 to 1825. (356 x 245mm)
1989.1012
Print
Japanese woodblock print on paper by Utagawa Toyokuni. Depicts a theatre scene with four actors. Woodblock art developed through the 18th and 19th centuries in Edo (Tokyo) and helped to popularise the kabuki theatre, the fashion trade and landscapes. Dating from 1769 to 1825. (260 x 360mm)
1989.1010
Sword
Japanese Wakizashi, one of a Daisho pair. The steel blade has a shallow curve and is single edged with a low back ridge. The grip is wood wrapped with shagreen, bound with black silk tape in the traditional manner. Black lacquered scabbard. A utility knife (Kozuka) is sheathed on the right side. Dating from 1655 to 1780. (length 679mm)
1940.323
Sword
Japanese Katana, one of a Daisho pair. The steel blade has a shallow curve and is single edged with a low back ridge. The inscription on the tang reads; "Yamato No Kami Yoshimichi" a swordsmith from Settsu Province. The grip is wood wrapped with shagreen, bound with black silk tape in the traditional manner. Black lacquered scabbard. Dating from 1655 to 1780. (length 966mm)
1940.324
Sword
Japanese Tachi. The steel blade has a shallow curve and is single edged with a low back ridge. The grip is wood wrapped with shagreen, bound with black silk tape in the traditional manner. The wooden scabbard is lacquered and engraved with a wood grain pattern. Dating from the 17th to 18th century. (length 893mm)
1940.329.1.23
Armour
Japanese suit of armour from the Edo period, probably 1800 - 1870. Made in tosei gusoku (contemporary) style which had been adopted since about 1600.
2002.38
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