A JAPANESE WORLD MAP WOODBLOCK PRINT, SEKAI BANKOKU NIHON YORI KAIJO RISU OJO JIMBUTSU (PICTORIAL MAP OF DISTANCES FROM JAPAN, THE NAMES OF MANY LANDS AND THEIR PEOPLE) by Unknown Artist
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A JAPANESE WORLD MAP WOODBLOCK PRINT, SEKAI BANKOKU NIHON YORI KAIJO RISU OJO JIMBUTSU (PICTORIAL MA 1800 - 1850

PrintJapanese Woodblock print
38 ⨯ 49 cm
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About the artwork

Unknown author and publisher, late Edo period, 1800-1850.

Colour woodblock print, 38.5 cm x 49.2 cm

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A rare and beautiful primitive-style Japanese world map with portraits of foreign people including North American, South American, Dutch, Indian, Chinese and Korean. Other figures represent fictional lands such as a country populated only by women, and folklore-inspired depictions of a giant, a cyclops and a lilliput.