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Urashima

Urashima Print shows Urashima Tarō, a fisherman, sitting on the back of a turtle headed for an undersea palace after rescuing the turtle from a group of children. ... show more

Urashima
1 print : woodcut, color ; 23.4 x 24.2 cm.
Print shows Urashima Tarō, a fisherman, sitting on the back of a turtle headed for an undersea palace after rescuing the turtle from a group of children.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006.
  • Format: Uchiwae-ban Nishikie.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Urashima Tarō (Legendary character)
  • Turtles--Japan--1870-1890.
  • Fishermen--Japan--1870-1890.
  • Fairy tales--1870-1890.
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--1870-1890.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1870-1890.
Kawanabe, Gyōsai, 1831-1889, artist
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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.