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Title
Playing backgammon
Alternative Title
Women's activities of the Tokugawa Era; Tokugawa jidai kifujin no zu
Creator
Chikanobu, Yoshu
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1896-1897
Publication Information
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints
Rights Information
The contents of this item, including all images and text, are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. The contents of this item may not be reproduced in any form without the express permission of Scripps College. Any form of image reproduction, transmission, display, or storage in any retrieval system is prohibited without the written consent of Scripps College and other copyright holders. Scripps College retains all rights, including copyright, in data, images, documentation, text and other information contained in these files. For permissions, please contact: Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Attn: Rights and Reproductions, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Description
Part of a series of 40 prints of scenes set inside the women's quarters of the shogun's palace in Edo depicting the leisure activities of high-born women. Here two elegantly dressed women play backgammon. One of the women sits behind a screen; she is glimpsed through bamboo inserts in the screen. To the left an attendant brings them refreshments on a tray
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cyw/id/244
Language
Japanese
Subject
Women
Kimonos
Hairstyles
Hair ornaments
Candles
Candleholders
Folding screens
Backgammon
Backgammon tables
Tables (support furniture)
Ukiyo-e
Print
Time Period
Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Source
Wood-block; Printing; Ink on Paper; 14 in. x 28 3/8 in. (35.56 cm x 72.07 cm); accession number 2006.1.5
Relation
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/cyw

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