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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 threecolours. In black, pink, and red ink. Bookplate features images of three Okame masks, with Japanese text in foreground.
Extent1 bookplate : woodcut ; 3.6 x 3.6 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.
Access IdentifierBP GEN JPN P U883r
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_JPN_P_U883r
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN JPN P U883r
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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