1850-1900, Japanese, Art work edition: [James Watt, inventor of the steam engine] [graphic].

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Physical Description
  • 1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 33.5 x 23.2 cm. (block), 36 x 25.2 cm. (sheet)
Published
  • Japan : Japanese Department of Education, [between 1850 and 1900]
Language
  • Japanese

Edition details

Title
  • [James Watt, inventor of the steam engine].
Published
  • Japan : Japanese Department of Education, [between 1850 and 1900]
Medium
  • [graphic]
Physical Description
  • 1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 33.5 x 23.2 cm. (block), 36 x 25.2 cm. (sheet)
Part Of
  • Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress)
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Summary
  • Japanese print shows Watt collecting steam from a boiling kettle while his aunt rebukes him for his nonsense.
Notes
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Extensive, unidentified Japanese writing on backing sheet of paper. Annotation written in pencil on mount: James Watt 1736-1819. Typescript caption on mount: James Watt, inventor of the steam engine, collects steam from a boiling kettle while his aunt rebukes him for his nonsense.
  • Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 186; 47623a (white label); 42; LC2585.
  • Earlier control number: 236.3-34.
  • Gift Mrs. E. Crane Chadbourne 1930 (DLC/​PP-1930:47623a).
  • Forms part of: Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress).
Cited In
  • Yokohama : prints from nineteenth-century Japan /​ Ann Yonemura. Washington, D.C. : Arthur M. Sackler Gallery : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1990, no. 73 (p. 171)
Terms of Use
  • No known restrictions on publication.
Language
  • Japanese
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