Re: yokohama print

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Posted by Francis ( on January 14, 2022 at 19:55:20:

In Reply to: Re: yokohama print posted by Guy Pepermans on January 11, 2022 at 18:07:34:


Did you know that this print shows -- in addition to "America" and "Russia" -- a country called "umin-koku" (ウミン国). This is the imaginary "Country of feathered (winged) people".It gives this print a humoristic side which is very original and uncommon in Yokohama-e.
I got this information from William Wetherhall.

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