Glasses for Inspecting the Human Heart

(Jinshin megane no mitôshi, 人心目鏡見通)

Punlisher: Yahata-ya Sakujirô

c. 1845

 

The object in the right upper corner is a telescope.  This series is listed as number 152 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).  The prints are each about 10 by 14 inches (25 by 36 centimeters), a size known as ôban.

 

Description: Woman holding a mirror and hairpin

 

 

Description: Woman sewing

 

 

Description: Woman standing by bowl with chopsticks

 

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

 

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