Camels with Dutch Handlers

Unidentified artist

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A Dutchman escorts the procession of male and female camels handled by two Arabian attendants in handsomely patterned clothes. At upper left is the Dutch word kameel, and the term is defined in Japanese to the left. At upper right is a detailed account of the physical attributes of the animals, with the heading “Camels brought over by the Dutch.”

Camels with Dutch Handlers, Unidentified artist Japanese, 19th century, Woodblock print; ink and stencil-printed color on paper; horizontal ō-ōban, Japan

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