• You can pan through the entire scroll yourself in HD here: https://t.co/wzz6aNHyTI
• You also can read more about the subject and the story transcribed by the expert: Noriko T. Reider here – https://t.co/7kUV5Slmeo
Illustrated newspapers with articles about murder and other crimes as well as heartwarming personal interest stories were popular as souvenirs and conversation pieces in the early Meiji period.
Ocean #sunfish attracted a lot of interest because of their unique looks. This book was created by KURIMOTO Tanshu, a Shogunate doctor and naturalist in the Edo period. https://t.co/5HgHPuz35v https://t.co/MuBECNGyeg
Comic faces by #KobayashiKiyochika, #ukiyoe painter. Faces in various situations such as yawning, getting something in your eyes, feeling sad, and an angry face when scolding someone vs an insubordinate face after being scolded. Find more at #ndldigital
Run away! A famous scene from a Grimm's fairy tale, where seven young goats are fleeing a wolf. Notice that they are all wearing kimonos, since the picture is from a Japanese translation published in the late 19c. #ndldigital https://t.co/moOQ4pvixa https://t.co/zPofbYuaux
This book published in 1930 gives you a detailed explanation of how to draw a #manga.
The author is manga artist Okamoto Ippei, father of the world-famous artist #OkamotoTaro. https://t.co/tZNEcQ0K9D https://t.co/mvfKpqYDVa
Enjoy #virtualtravel at the NDL Digital Collections!
One of the most famous #ukiyoe artists, Utagawa #Hiroshige , left behind many fabulous works depicting beautiful Japanese scenery. https://t.co/lJ9iIGelTH https://t.co/oLc4FD1zQI
The Ogre's Arm (Rashomon). A story of a brave samurai fighting with an ogre. This is one of a series of translated #JapaneseFolktales. Published in 1889. #Chirimenbon #ndldigital https://t.co/eESFStMP3w https://t.co/k2p3EvRUED
Portraits of popular sumo wrestlers were best sellers among sumo fans in the Edo period. The concept may be somewhat similar to the photojournalism that depicts celebrities today: https://t.co/JXzQS66yGl https://t.co/7dDXSGKoMc
A woodblock print from a collection of illustrations by Kawasaki Kyosen, an artist who drew traditional toys from all around Japan. How many dogs can you find? #ndldigital https://t.co/mE9cwYmbHf https://t.co/8cx6Knmuqa
The last three haiku poems of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902), poet and critic, who died young of tuberculosis. He was a pioneer of haiku reform, leading to modern haiku. #ndldigital https://t.co/Jfnn20pjIX https://t.co/iOfEa7d1JW
The NDL holds a great number of documents comprising the personal papers of politicians, high-ranking officials, and military officers dating back as far as the closing days of the Tokugawa Shogunate. #japanesestudies
Blooming Chrysanthemum flowers. Chiyoda no Ooku is a collection of works by Hashimoto Chikanobu depicting annual events and the lives of the ladies in the inner palace (#Ooku) of Edo Castle. #ndldigital https://t.co/ZjT6FewaVI https://t.co/VsceBl7pPe
You can see the unique appearance of peddlers and entertainers who came and went in #Edo, with a book written by a famous author in the Edo period #KyokuteiBakin. #ndldigital https://t.co/byeyaZMcsx https://t.co/T5Px8ydZAg
Toranomon was the name of the city gates in the Edo period. It is now a busy place of business located in the center of Tokyo. This picture by #KobayashiKiyochika in 1880 shows us how calm and full of green Toranomon used to be. #ndldigital https://t.co/1aWmnCxD39 https://t.co/4hRMJacXx9
This calendar, featuring beautiful nishiki-e art, was specially made by a silk manufacturer as a gift for overseas customers. Take a closer look in this article: #ndldigital https://t.co/cbo3UqbLrJ https://t.co/WgZA5072jT