Book/Printed Material Image 6 of Morning Glory Flowers.

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Title
Morning Glory Flowers.
Summary
This pictorial book from 1854 is known as one of the best books on morning glories published in Japan. It reflects the morning glory mania that began in 1847 and that was widespread among the people of Edo (present-day Tokyo) at that time. The book features colored prints of 36 morning glory flowers and leaves with strange shapes, by Hattori Sessai (1807-?), a Japanese painter known for his naturalist works. The descriptions were written by Bankaen Shujin, also known as Yokoyama Masana (1833-1908), who was a retainer of a Tokugawa shogun.
Contributor Names
Hattori, Sessai, born 1807 Artist.
Yokoyama, Masana, 1833-1908 Author.
Created / Published
1854.
Subject Headings
-  Japan--Tokyo
-  1800 to 1899
-  Edo
-  Flowers
-  Picture books
Notes
-  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
-  Original resource extent: 1 book; 18.2 x 12.7 centimeters.
-  Original resource at: National Diet Library.
-  Content in Japanese.
-  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
Medium
1 online resource.
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.2940
Library of Congress Control Number
2021666122
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2021666122
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Chicago citation style:

Hattori, Sessai, Born 1807 Artist, and Masana Yokoyama. Morning Glory Flowers. 1854. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666122/.

APA citation style:

Hattori, S. & Yokoyama, M. (1854) Morning Glory Flowers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666122/.

MLA citation style:

Hattori, Sessai, Born 1807 Artist, and Masana Yokoyama. Morning Glory Flowers. 1854. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666122/>.

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