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Ukiyo-e

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Ukiyo-e

Ukiyo literally means a gaily spirited world, and ukiyo-e are wood-block prints depicting this world. They were originally produced in the Edo era (from 17th to the 19th century), and they provide a dramatic insight into the customs, the people and the scenery of that era.
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