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"Treasures of Okinawa: Frank Hawley Collection "


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fuzoku cover fuzoku

Okinawa fuzoku no zu
(Drawings of Okinawa Manners and Customs)

1889?


By Shozan, Sahiretsu or Nakasone, Shozan (1843-?)

Accordion book with woodboard covers; ink, color on washi, 14 leaves
35.2 cm X 21.5 cm

 

 

 

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Shozan was born in Shuri and started serving as a painter for the Shuri Kingdom in 1865. He was famous for painting Shuri Castle. Okinawa manners and customs were drawn vividly in this book.

 


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Contact: Tokiko Yamamoto Bazzell
Japan Specialist Librarian
e-mail: tokiko@hawaii.edu
Asia Collection, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
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