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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1910: Item # 1334181

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According to this handmade dictionary, this Japanese apprentice (Tokuhei Sakaiya) quoted to study Kanji Chinese character from newspapers, and had been using it in his work place (Rinkichi Matsumoto general store, Mibu-cho, Shimotsuka, Tochigi prefecture) during the time he was 12 to 19 years old in Meiji period, 1897-1904. Real mingei calligraphy as a story of a boy. 194pp. approx. 18.5 x 10 x 3cm (7.28 x 3.93 x 1.18in)

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