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barrack village in Hibiya Park

barrack village in Hibiya Park
by Tamura Saiten (1889-1933)

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Artist: Tamura Saiten (1889-1933)
Title: barrack village in Hibiya Park
Series: Burnt by Great Earthquake
Date 1st edition?1923
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33162
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Title Burnt by Great Earthquake
Artist Saiten Tamura 1889-1933 - click for artist
Signature Saiten
Seal saiten
Dated 1923
Period 20th Century
Impression excellent ... (early printing)
Colors excellent
Condition very good ... light toning, several slight brown spots on the top margin
Rating 1 = excellent
Description A barrack village in Hibiya Park on a fine autumn day. Several notices from Japanese Red Cross are posted on the wall. From the series, "Burnt by Great Earthquake" which depicted the scenery of Tokyo right after the Great Kanto Earthquake (Sept.1, 1923) which killed ca. 140,000 people and devastated most of Tokyo by fire. This print still has the original title in Japanese attached on the back.
Format Oban yoko-e
Width 14.4 inches = 36.5 cm
Height 10.8 inches = 27.5 cm

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