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UCSF Japanese Woodblock Print Collection

About this Collection

A collection of Japanese woodblock prints on the subject of health and medicine. Included are Ukiyo-e prints depicting diseases, health practices, public health messages, and drug advertisements, as well as maps of Nagasaki and textual drug advertisements. The website for the UCSF Japanese Woodblock Print Collection includes an introduction to the collection, as well as essays on prominent themes, and allows users to view the prints by theme and search the collection. View this collection on the contributor's website.
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