[Glass objects and apparatus] [print].

[Glass objects and apparatus] [print].

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Osumi, Gensuke.
1 print : ink on paper ; 33 x 48 cm
paper ink print double sided
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
Bib ID: 
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Secured Stacks - Art Box Storage
Call Number: 
Print Collection, Print box E-3
Print is hinged on mat along upper edge; dimensions including mat are 56 x 72 cm.
Two-sided print features various scientific-technical articles made at least partially of glass. Images include telescope, bottles, goblet, clock, thermometer, microscope, mirror, lantern, spectacles, camera obscura, watch, and compass. Japanese text featured at right. Surveyor instruments, scales, and a "thousand year lamp" on verso.
Print was made in Edo (Tokyo), Japan, probably before name change in 1868, by glassmaker Gensuke, or Gensjke, Osumi.
This print is located in Print Box E-3, no print number.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging October 2015.
Object/Material Note: 
Published in A history of glass in Japan, Dorothy Blair: 27425, p. 267 NK5184.B63.