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Title
Momoyogusa, Vol. 1
Names
Kamisaka, Sekka, 1866-1942 (Artist)
神坂雪佳, 1866-1942 (Artist)
Unsōdō (Publisher)
芸艸堂 (Publisher)
Collection

Momoyogusa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1909 - 1910 (Inferred)
Place: Kyōto (京都)
Publisher: Unsōdō, Meiji 42-43 (芸草堂, / 明治42-43)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Japanese 1909 12-69
Topics
Japan -- Social life and customs
Flowers
Animals
Nature
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Title sometimes rendered in English as A world of things or Flowers of a hundred generations.
Content: Each vol. contains 20 double-page color woodcuts, 31 x 45 cm., printed on one side of a double strip 31 x 1070 cm. (v. 1) or 31 x 1026 cm. (v. 2-3), folded accordion-style; printed in several colors and gold with embossing, in the artist's Rimpa revival style. First 2 leaves of each vol. are blank, flecked with gold leaf (v. 1) or silver leaf (v. 2-3).
Physical Description
Woodcuts
First and last leaves of each vol. attached to light gray paper boards embellished with a pattern of cresting waves block-printed in mica; buff paper label on front cover, printed in black and red.
Extent: [47] p : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Text
Languages
Japanese
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19608488
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac68db70-b960-013c-62f9-0242ac110004
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1866: Creator Born
  • 1909: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 2024: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Momoyogusa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909 - 1910. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-caff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Momoyogusa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 15, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-caff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1909 - 1910). Momoyogusa Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-caff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Momoyogusa