Gems of Modern Customs

(Bigyoku imay˘ fűzoku, 美玉時世風俗)

Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi

c. 1850

 

The series is listed as number 160 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961). The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ˘ban.

 

Title:

Description: Woman wringing out a cloth while

holding the sleeve of her robe in her teeth

 

 

 

Title:

Description: Woman in a blue kimono decorated with shells looking over her shoulder

 

 

Title:

Description: Standing woman with geese

 

 

Title: おやしきの虫えらび

Description: Beauty with flowering plant

 

 

 

 

Title:

Description: Standing woman

 

I am grateful to John Stoker for this image.

 

ôRobinsonö indicates listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

 

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