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「亜墨利加國」
“America”: Enjoying Hot Air Balloons

Artist:
Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1867
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 14 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (37.5 x 73 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005
Accession Number:
2007.49.222
Not on view
Signature: Yoshitora ga

Inscription: 風船といへるもの有りて飛行する
こと蒸気船にひとし いこく
第一通舟なり
William S. Lieberman , New York (until d. 2005; bequeathed to MMA).
Museum of the City of New York. "Samurai in New York: The First Japanese Delegation, 1860," June 25, 2010–November 7, 2010.

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