Volume 1, picture 1. Poems by Yomo no Akara (for the hairy caterpillar) and Shiriyake no Saruhito (for the paper wasp). The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album. The complete, intact album: 2003.247.1-2, 2003.248.1-2, 2003.249.1-2, and 2008.167.1-2.
(this page unsigned)
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1788 (Tenmei 8)
Asano and Clark 1995, #463.01
Horizontal ôban; 26.5 x 32.3 cm (10 7/16 x 12 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper