Description: From: "The Nightless City, or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku, by Joseph Ernest de Becker, an English student of Sociology". Published in Yokohama: Z.P. Maruya, 1899. This is an illustrated account of Yoshiwara, Edo's licensed quarters; the city within a city which housed old Tokyo's prostitutes from 1617 to 1957.
Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Kinko-Sha' after an anonymous artist.
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'The O-mon or entrance gateway of the Yoshiwara.' - Plate: The O-mon or entrance gateway of the Yoshiwara.
Condition: Very good, given age. Original fold, as issued. Several stains in margin and print. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Lithograph on wove (vellin) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 26.3 x 20.3 cm. The image size is ca. 20.6 x 15.1 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 10.4 x 8 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 5.9 inch.
- Title of artwork
- Antique Japanese Lithograph - The O-mon or entrance gateway of the Yoshiwara.
- Lithograph, Lithograph on thin wove paper.
- Not signed
- Overall in fair condition with traces of ageing
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 20.3×26.3 cm