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Dutch personnel and Japanese women watching an incoming towed Dutch sailing ship at Dejima

Painting showing Philipp Franz von Siebold with a telescope (teresukoppu), Dutch personnel and Siebolds Japanese wife Kusumoto Otaki with their baby-daughter Kusumoto Ine watching an incoming Dutch sailing ship at Dejima. The ship is towed by many stringed rowing boats. c.1811 - 1842, years of Kawahara Keiga's employment for Dejima. 


Image taken from MIT Visualizing Cultures.