Tōto meishō Shinobazu (An American with a Telescope), from series entitled: Tōto meishō (Famous spots in Edo)

Utagawa Yoshimori, 1830 - 1885

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1861, second month

Color woodblock print on paper

Sight: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)

Sight: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.964.184

Geography

Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Amerika (Americans)

Course History

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2012

SOCY 7.2, Race and Ethnicity, Emily Walton, Spring 2014

SOCY 7.1, Race and Ethnicity, Emily Walton, Winter 2015

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2015

ARTH 62.3, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2019

ARTH 62.30/ASCL 62.12, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Spring 2022

Art History 62.30, Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages 62.12, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Spring 2023

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023

Art History 62.30, Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages 62.12, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Summer 2023

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 28, Insatiable Appetites: Curiosity, Consumption, and the Traveler in Historic Japan, Catherine Roberts, Class of 2005, Special Projects Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 19-December 4, 2005.

Japanese Color Woodblock Prints, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 30, 1992-February 7, 1993.

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Catherine Roberts, A Space for Dialogue 28, Insatiable Appetites: Curiosity, Consumption, and the Traveler in Historic Japan, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2005, ill. cover.

Angela Rosenthal and David Bindman, No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003, p. 4, ill. p. 3.

Provenance

R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1964.

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