Kaigara danmen zuan (Album of Cross-sections of Shells)

貝殻断面図案

Japanese
Taishô era
1913 (Taishô 2)
Author of preface Hirase Yoichiro (Japanese), Publisher Yamada Unsôdô


Dimensions

33.0 x 22.6 cm

Accession Number

2009.2523

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Provenance

Between about 1897 and 1907, probably acquired in Japan by Charles J. Morse (b. 1852 - d. 1911), Evanston, IL; by descent to his son, Jared Kirtland Morse (b. 1886 - d. 1949) and his wife, Caroline Roberts Morse (b. 1907 - d. 1982), Cromwell, CT; gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 24, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse