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Takahashi KUMATARO



commenced 1785 /1789 – 1886 /1890

publisher (organisation)

Kotokayo futsu dokuhon [Common readers for upper primary grades: volume 4, number 2] 1887 Description: stitch-bound textbook with cream paper cover comprising of double leaves, with printed wood-block and wood-engraved illustrations
Place made: Tokyo, Kanto, Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, books, ink; paper woodcuts, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin Japanese paper

Dimensions: book (closed) 22.8 h x 15.2 w cm book (open) 22.8 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.665
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, Melbourne, 2014.