Re: Identification of a satiric triptych


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on February 23, 2020 at 05:40:27:

In Reply to: Identification of a satiric triptych posted by John Lord on February 23, 2020 at 01:33:48:

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The Bank of Japan Currency Muesum has an impression of the full triptych:

https://www.imes.boj.or.jp/cm/research/nishikie/001007/007/900499_333/html/001.html

The work is unsigned, and BoJ doesn't have much info, just a publication date range of 1863-1867:

https://www.imes.boj.or.jp/cm/research/nishikie/001007/007/

I don't have much of a sense of the topic -- perhaps something about the proliferation of local currency during the Bakumatsu period?

-A


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