Re: Woodblock


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Posted by Alec W. (2.25.206.188) on November 21, 2021 at 11:01:28:

In Reply to: Woodblock posted by Nikita on November 20, 2021 at 19:41:17:

It's a calendar for Meiji 23 (1890, here written "明治廾三年"), published late the previous year.

This is a "ryakureki" 略暦, or "abbreviated calendar". More information on ryakureki here:

http://www.myjapanesehanga.com/home/artists/utagawa-fusatane-active-1825-1873/meiji-21st-season-abridged-calendar

Here's another interesting example:

https://jpsearch.go.jp/item/arc_nishikie-arcUP8101

-A


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