Hinamatsuri  family photo
Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.


1 print : woodcut ; 21.8 x 15.2 cm.
Japanese print from a book shows three richly dressed women or girls eating and drinking, probably celebrating Hina Matsuri (Girl's Day) with a doll ceremony showing dolls sitting at a table in the background.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06 and Richard Lane's Masters of the Japanese print, 1962, pp. 130-134.
  • Format: One sheet of a Sumizurie illustrated book.
  • From the series: Ehon masukagami : Illustrated Book of the Brilliant Mirror (Ehon Masu Kagami).
  • Forms part of: Visual materials from Donald D. Walker collection.
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Women--Clothing & dress--Japan--1710-1740.
  • Women--Social life--Japan--1710-1740.
  • Rites & ceremonies--Japan--1710-1740.
  • Holidays--Japan--1710-1740.
  • Dolls--Japan--1710-1740.
  • Eating & drinking--Japan--1710-1740.
  • Book illustrations--1710-1740.
  • Ukiyo-e--1710-1740.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--1710-1740.
Visual materials from Donald D. Walker collection
Nishikawa, Sukenobu, 1671-1751, artist
Girl's day.
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