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An Assassin Waiting Near Sakurada Gate, by Ogata Gekko

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An image of Gekko, Ogata (1859-1920). An Assassin Waiting near Sakurada Gate for a Procession going to Edo Castle. Colour print from woodblocks, with blind-printing and applied lacquest, tin dust and lead-white. From the series Nippon no hana zue (Pictures of flowers of Japan). The 'flower' in this picture is impled by thte name of the Sakurada ('cherry-tree') gate.

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Gekko, Ogata (1859-1920). An Assassin Waiting near Sakurada Gate for a Procession going to Edo Castle. Colour print from woodblocks, with blind-printing and applied lacquest, tin dust and lead-white. From the series Nippon no hana zue (Pictures of flowers of Japan). The 'flower' in this picture is impled by thte name of the Sakurada ('cherry-tree') gate.

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  • Accession Number: P.707-1991
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 760 pixels
  • Image width: 529 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.2 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 88.39kB
  • Exposure time: 1/19
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2012:07:27 11:53:35

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19th Century Country of origin Date Department Fitz_PDP Interior/Exterior Japan Japanese Nationalities Object Type Ogato Gekko Other Keywords Winter Workflow _WF_Adtd _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd assassin clothes clothing costume exterior frozen hidden hiding lying in wait male man murder print processions river samurai warrior seasons snowing snowy swords weapons weather

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