Item #44597 亜米利加言葉幼稚繪觧 [Amerika kotoba osanaetoki] =Teaching young children American vocabulary through pictures. Yoshitoyo Utagawa.

亜米利加言葉幼稚繪觧 [Amerika kotoba osanaetoki] =Teaching young children American vocabulary through pictures

Japan, n.d. [ca. 1870s]. An omochae, or toy picture broadside, approx. 14" x 10"; minor wear to extremites, repaired and neatly reinforced with paper on verso, some soiling. Omochae were broadsides and pamplets that provided entertainment and education to young children through the use of colorfully illustrated terms for study. They appeared in number during the Kansei era (1789-1801), and remained popular through the Meiji period (1868-1912). Ths broadside provides a number of English terms in hiragana charcters and their Japanese translations. Topics covered include the basic "man," "woman," and "child," along with more mature concepts, such as "wine" and "drunken." Item #44597

Price: $500.00

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