An 1861 Japanese Illustrated History of America
Nick Kapur has shared a series of pages from a Japanese illustrated history of America made in 1861, Osanaetoki Bankokubanashi by writer Kanagaki Robun and artist Utagawa Yoshitora. There are so many wonders. You should definitely click through. See the whole thing at the Waseda University Library site.
Tagged as: 1770s, 1780s, 1860s, art, art history, book, book art, galleries, gallery, history, illustrations, Japan, Kanagaki Robun, libraries, media history, the American Revolution, USA, Utagawa Yoshitora, Waseda University
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