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[Japanese prints of shunga (erotic) images, 18--?]

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Record title

[Japanese prints of shunga (erotic) images, 18--?]

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PXE 961

Record identifier

9PQ8MPkn

[Japanese prints of shunga (erotic) images, 18--?]

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[Japanese prints of shunga (erotic) images, 18--?]

Full title

[Japanese prints of shunga (erotic) images, 18--?]

Date

[18--?]

Call Numbers

PXE 961

Record Identifier

9PQ8MPkn

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Physical Description

Contents

48 prints - 9 x 12.5 cm.; (mounted on sheet) 27 x 35 cm. - woodcuts, col.

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Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The vast majority of sexual liaisons protrayed in shunga are heterosexual ... Compositions generally depict a man enjoying the company of any number of women. Male-male intercourse was not an uncommon subject up until around the 1780s; it virutally disappeared in nineteenth-century shunga ... A woman making love to two men appears only occasionall...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Japanese prints of shunga (erotic) images, 18--?]

NOTES

General note

In 1907 when David Scott Mitchell bequeathed his collection to the State Library of New South Wales (then known as the Public Library of New South Wales) to form the Mitchell Library, it included a small component of erotica, both print and realia. After the Mitchell Library opened in 1910, this material was separated from Mitchell’s bequest and ho...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
Transferred from Safe 3/14d in June 2007

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Call Numbers

PXE 961

Record Identifier

9PQ8MPkn

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457323

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