MATERIAL: Woodblock Printed
TYPE: Print Book
DIMENSIONS: 6 X 9 inches (closed)
COMPONENTS: 40 pages, 19 have fine Japanese woodblock prints
CONDITION: Original covers, contents complete.
ITEM ID: 2080

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Western Technology

DATE
Year: 1837
Decade: 1830s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Meiji 6

Japanese woodblock print book on Western Technology, including an early camera, a daguerreotype, a stereoscope, an early bicycle, clothing, weapons, furniture, a church, glassware, time pieces, etc. Since recently opening its doors to the outside world, the Japanese were very interested in foreign culture and technology.