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

Utagawa Yoshitora, Japanese, active 1830's - 1880's

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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 College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.964.184

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Amerika (Americans)

Course History

ARTH 62.3, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2019

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2015

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

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

ARTH 65, Japanese Prints, Allen Hockley, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

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.

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

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.

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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