woodblock printing in Japanese
As an implemented example, the scenery of Edo was reproduced, using the woodblock prints of Hirohige and other old geographical information.
Beethoven is adored in Japan. Peruvians love Japanese woodblock prints. Inca sculptures are regarded as treasures in British museums, while Shakespeare is translated into every major language of the Earth.
Almost midway through the Edo period, in 1720, a book of woodblock prints was published in Osaka.
A typical woodblock print scene showing common folk sometime after 1750.
Estampes Japonaises is a fantastic blog (in french) about Japanese Woodblock Prints.
I saw an old woodblock print, showing an Edo Daikagura performance with a prop called a hanakago.
Multicolored woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849).
My mother gave me a book of ukiyo-e woodblock prints by Ando Hiroshige.
Namazu-e woodblock print sold after an earthquake rocked Edo (present-day Tokyo) in 1855.
One store, Oya Shobo, specializes in works from the Edo period (early 1600s to mid-1800s), and has a good selection of colorful ukiyoe woodblock prints.