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Title

No.2: The birds' party, Set of three books: Aino fairy tales


Artists

Basil Hall Chamberlain

England, Japan

1850 - 1935

HASEGAWA Takejiro

Japan

Kobunsha

Japan

Ticknor & Co

United States of America


About

Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850-1935) studied and lived with the Aino (Ainu) people of Northern Hokkaido in the mid-1880s. This set of 3 tales, published by Kobunsha, Tokyo and distributed by Ticknor & Co. Boston was reprised in Chamberlain’s book ‘Aino Folk tales’, published a year later in 1888.


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1887


Media categories

Book , Print , Book


Materials used

woodblock illustrated book


Dimensions

18.8 x 13.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Lesley Kehoe Galleries 2010


Location

Not on display


Accession number

120.2010.2.a-h


Artist information

Basil Hall Chamberlain

Works in the collection

4

Artist information

HASEGAWA Takejiro

Works in the collection

6

Artist information

Kobunsha

Works in the collection

2

Artist information

Ticknor & Co

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan