Tako Zukushi, Kite Pictures

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection
Artist or Author: Yoshitora
Creation Year: 1872
Width: 14 inches
Height: 9.5 inches
Summary: Unusual horizontal-format ukiyo-e (woodblock print) depicting 8 kite pictures, including a ryu, (dragon) and Kintaro as well as four ji-dako (letter kites) with a single kanji as graphic. from 1872, it is by Yoshitora with some damage and good color.
Type: Document
Geographic: Japan
Kite Type: Flat
Materials: Paper
Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical
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Tako Zukushi, 8 Kite Pictures by Yoshitora