KAJITORIZAKI KUJIRATORI ZU

MS 2469
MS Short Title KAJITORIZAKI KUJIRATORI ZU
Text KAJITORIZAKI KUJIRATORI ZU; ILLUSTRATIONS OF WHALING IN KAJITORI BAY
Description MS in Japanese on paper, Japan, 1804-1817, 24 ff. (complete), 20x27 cm, single column, (17x20 cm), captions in Japanese characters, 28 double page illustrations, 3 in colours.
Binding Japan, 1804-1817, blue paper boards, chitsu stitched on 4 stations (fukorutojibon).
Provenance 1. Philosophical Research Society, Los Angeles, California; 2. Sam Fogg cat. 19(1998):174.
Commentary The illustrations include a balaena (bowhead whale), a humpback whale, a sperm whale, dolphins, parasite oysters living on whales, and a scene of Kajitori Bay.
Place of origin Japan
Dates 1804-1817,

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