鷺娘の精 (The spirit of the heron maiden)
woodblock print by Taniguchi Kokyo (1864-1915), dated 1925; from my collection. Oban tate-e (27.0 x 42.5 cm). "Sagi Musume no Sei," the "Spirit of the Heron Maiden." A kabuki hengemono dance (one actor/many roles) wherein the spirit of a heron changes into a girl and then back again. A summary from www.kabuki21.com/sagi_musume.php : "The set is a frozen pond in the middle of Winter. The music from the geza is the classic sound effect for falling snow. The spirit of the heron appears on a…
Anything Goes - Celebrating the 20s
1920s Dance Hall, China. The dancer on the left in the foreground seems to be wearing a cheongsam (known in Mandarin as a qípáo) - which would have been quite a new style of garment in this era, as it developed in the 1920s in Shanghai.
Japanese Poster: Grand Exposition. 1928. | Gurafiku: Japanese Graphic Design
Japanese Poster: Grand Exposition. 1928. | The Gurafiku archive of Japanese graphic design is a collection of visual research surveying the history of graphic design in Japan.
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