On the North American Continent, the United States, also called the Republic (Kita Amerika shû no uchi Gasshûkoku mata Kyôwa seiji shû), from an untitled series of The Five Nations

「北亜墨利加洲之内 合衆国 又共和政治州」

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yonemura, Yokohama (1990), cat. no. 38

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.534

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Issen Yoshikazu ga

一川芳員画

Markings

Censor's seal: Dog 3 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:戌三改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Purchased in London 1985–1990 from the Japanese Gallery, Kensington Church Street.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection