{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 198967, "URL" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Objects-1/info/198967", "Disp_Access_No" : "HC2018-0637", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1853", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1853", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1853", "Disp_Title" : "Famous Restaurants of the Eastern Capital: Ebizako no ju (Toto Komei Kaiseki Zukushi: Ebizako no ju)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Utagawa Kunisada", "Sort_Artist" : "Utagawa Kunisada", "Disp_Dimen" : "15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "15 in.", "Disp_Width" : "10 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "Image", "Medium" : "Ink", "Support" : "paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Ink on paper", "Info_Page_Comm" : "From the website of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston: "The actor Ichikawa Danjuro VIII (1823-1854) in the role of Ebizako no ju from the play Hikinuide kasumi no nibomise. The placement in Ebiya Restaurant, as well as the illustration of a shellfish in the upper left, is a play on both the name of the kabuki character and the previous stage name for Danjuro VIII. Ebi means lobster or prawn, hense the second inset image (a majority of this series only had one), tying together the name of the restaurant, Ebiya, with Ebizako and Danjuro VIII through his previous title Ichikawa Ebizo VI, which he held from 1825 to 1832."", "Dedication" : "Purchase, 2018.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Japan", "Department" : "Special Collections", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Media/images/HC2018-0637.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Media/Thumbnails/HC2018-0637.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Media/Previews/HC2018-0637.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/HC2018-0637.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "181731", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 198958, "URL" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Objects-1/info/198958", "Disp_Access_No" : "HC2018-0635", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1859", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1859", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1859", "Disp_Title" : "Assortment of Ladies for His Lordship, an Imaginary Scene (Tonoko mitate hime soroe)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Utagawa Kunisada", "Sort_Artist" : "Utagawa Kunisada", "Disp_Dimen" : "15 x 29 in. (38.1 x 73.66 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "15 in.", "Disp_Width" : "29 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "Image", "Medium" : "Ink", "Support" : "paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Ink on paper", "Info_Page_Comm" : "From the website of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston: "This composition features recognizable portraits of the actors Onoe Kikujirô II (1769-1787), Ichikawa Ichizô III (1833-1865), Ichikawa Shinsha I (Ichikawa Monnosuke) in the right sheet; Sawamura Tanosuke III (1854-1878), Nakamura Fukusuke I (Nakamura Shikan IV, 1831-1899), Onoe Kikugorô IV (1808-1860) in the center sheet; and Iwai Kumesaburô III (Iwai Hanshiro VIII, 1829-1882), Kawarazaki Gonnosuke VI (1814-1868) in the left sheet. The figure on the raised platform in the center sheet is ment to represent Mitsuuji, the main character from the popular Nise Murasaki inaka Genji (A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki), an addaptation of the classic 11th century novel Genji Monogatari (The Tales of Genji) written by Ryutei Tanehiko (1783-1842). The mid-19th century featured a Genji craze. There developed a huge market for scenes from the story and its kabuki adaptations. When those designs proved insufficient to sate the public's wild demand, artists experimented with putting Mitsuuji in different settings and scenes. Popular characters and (and the actors who portrayed them in well-known productions were placed in novel contexts or relations with one character, often with little or no connection to the story."", "Dedication" : "Purchase, 2018.", "Copyright_Type" : "", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "", "Creation_Place2" : "Japan", "Department" : "Special Collections", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Media/images/HC2018-0635.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Media/Thumbnails/HC2018-0635.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://triarte.brynmawr.edu/Media/Previews/HC2018-0635.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/HC2018-0635.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "181732", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }