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Courtesans of the South Station

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Scholars Melinda Takeuchi and Timon Screech discuss a woodblock print of courtesans in an unlicensed pleasure quarter during the Edo period (1615–1868) in Japan.

View all the videos in this series on woodblock prints from the exhibition The Printer's Eye: Ukiyo-e from the Grabhorn Collection:

  1. Street scene in the Pleasure Quarter of Edo Japan
  2. Courtesans of the South Station
  3. Courtesan playing with a cat
  4. Hunting for Fireflies
  5. The actor Ichikawa Danzo IV in a Shibaraku role
  6. Genji Ukifune

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