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Woman reading a letter, by Keisai Eisen

Image attached to P.238-1937

An image of Woman reading a letter. Surimono. Eisen, Keisai (Japanese, 1790-1848). Woodcut, colour printing. Ukiyo-e.

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Woman reading a letter. Surimono. Eisen, Keisai (Japanese, 1790-1848). Woodcut, colour printing. Ukiyo-e.

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  • Accession Number: P.238-1937
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 898 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 1.13MB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

Key words

19th Century candle holder clothes clothing colour printing costume Eisen embossed fashion fashionable female Fitz_PDP hair hairstyle interior Japanese kanzashi hairpin Keisai Eisen kimono lady letters obi paper screen print reading sash screen seated shoji screen sitting surimono ukiyo-e woman woodblock woodcut

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rgb(64,53,39), rgb(161,87,60), rgb(230,208,180), rgb(153,126,103), rgb(154,119,66), rgb(153,132,126), rgb(200,169,132), rgb(175,145,127), rgb(108,108,68), rgb(195,170,148), rgb(188,180,151)

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