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Sumagoto inaka Genji: P.310-2013

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Current Location: In storage


Sumagoto inaka Genji
Translated as: Rustic Genji Suma koto


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa




Book printed in colour from woodblocks with metallic pigment, burnishing and blind embossing (karazuri), 3 volumes, hanshibon format, ‘hybrid’ binding (konsei-toji), colour-printed covers, printed silk title slips, ‘numbered’ ten (heaven) chi (earth) jin (man), colour-printed wrapper (fukuro) with Genji chapter symbols and scenes in shells, with wooden case (chitsu). Author: Ryûtei Tanehiko. [Edo] 1838.

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Method of acquisition: Given (2013) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th Century
Production date: AD 1838

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Colour printing

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Accession number: P.310-2013
Primary reference Number: 197309
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Created: Wednesday 2 October 2013 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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