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[Bookplate for Frederick Starr]
[Bookplate for Frederick Starr]
Title[Bookplate for Frederick Starr]
Date Created[unknown]
DescriptionSmall square woodblock print in four colours. In black, pink, red, and light khaki ink. Bookplate is sectioned into three, with the left and bottom sections with Japanese characters. Primary images featured are three Okame masks.
Extent1 bookplate : woodcut ; 3.6 x 3.5 cm
Subject - GeographicJapan
Personal NamesStarr, Frederick
TypeStill Image
NotesThe Japanese Okame mask is a traditional mask worn in traditional Japanese theatre, the female half of the Kyogen theatre pair. Otherwise known as Uzume or Otafuku, she is considered as the goddess of mirth.
1) Antique Japan Okame Mask". Accessed 23 feb 2009 from antique-japan-okame-mask-otafuku-uzume-kamen-mirth-god/
Access IdentifierBP GEN JPN P U883q
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_JPN_P_U883q
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN JPN P U883q
Date Available2009
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
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