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Omi number two, by Utagawa Sadakage

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An image of Ômi number two (Ômi sono ni). Sadakage, Utagawa (Japanese, c.1818-1844). Colour print from woodblocks, with metallic pigment and blind embossing (karazuri). Shikishiban format surimono. circa 1832. From the series of surimono 'Six Jewel Rivers' (Mu Tamagawa no uchi). Surimono - literally 'printed thing' - was the name given to privately commissioned prints with special printing effects, usually made for and distributed by poetry groups or to celebrate particular occasions. Here a low-class prostitute, or yotaka (literally 'night hawk') tries to lure a low ranking samurai retainer (yakko) by tugging at his sash.

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Ômi number two (Ômi sono ni). Sadakage, Utagawa (Japanese, c.1818-1844). Colour print from woodblocks, with metallic pigment and blind embossing (karazuri). Shikishiban format surimono. circa 1832. From the series of surimono 'Six Jewel Rivers' (Mu Tamagawa no uchi). Surimono - literally 'printed thing' - was the name given to privately commissioned prints with special printing effects, usually made for and distributed by poetry groups or to celebrate particular occasions. Here a low-class prostitute, or yotaka (literally 'night hawk') tries to lure a low ranking samurai retainer (yakko) by tugging at his sash.

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  • Accession Number: P.548-1937
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 950 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 363.07kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:16 12:08:41

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19th Century 458392 Date Department Edo Period Fitz_PDP Japanese Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Shikishiban Utagawa Sadakage Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd clothes clothing costume courtesan embossed encounter fashion female footware geisha geta karazuri kimono meeting obi poem poetry poets print prostitute pulling retainers sash shoes surimono tugging woman woodblock woodcut yotaka Artist/Maker

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