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Yoshiwara Street at Night: P.174-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Yoshiwara Street at Night


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa




Colour print from woodblocks with metallic pigment for the poems and white pigment for the stars, shishikiban format surimono. Signed Kunisada ga on the street lamp, and with printer's seal of Ryûsai Chimata (Inô Naojirô), poem by Danjûrô Emba (1743-1822), and collector’s stamp of Henri Vever.

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Method of acquisition: Given (2007) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1819

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Techniques used in production

Colour printing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.174-2007
Primary reference Number: 183055
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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