A Frenchwoman and a Dutchman

Utagawa Yoshiiku, Japanese, 1833 - 1904. Published by Ōmiya Kyūjirō (Kinkyū). Engraved by Katada Chōjirō, Buneidō.

Made in Japan, Asia

Edo Period (1615-1868)


Color woodcut

Sheet (Ōban tate-e): 14 1/8 × 9 5/8 inches (35.9 × 24.4 cm)

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Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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Purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund and with funds contributed by Lessing J. Rosenwald, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hauslohner, Dr. Emanuel Wolff, the Derald and Janet Ruttenberg Foundation, Mrs. Edward G. Budd, Jr., and David P. Willis, 1968

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A number of Yokohama prints include phonetic vocabularies intended to aid in the translation of the languages of the Westerners with whom the Japanese interacted. The text in the box at the top of this print offers Japanese transliterations of Dutch words related to meteorology and geography.