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Resources for Japan Scholars: Ukiyo-e Search

Ukiyo-e Search

Ukiyo-e Search is a database which allows users to search over 220,000 online records of ukiyo-e, thereby locating similar prints across different collections. In addition to standard text-based searches, the site also allows users to search by uploading an image of a work. The database aggregates data from a range of institutional and commercial sources.

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Main image: Sourced from Centre for Open Data in the Humanities’ Kuzushiji Dataset (Source)

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