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Tatebanko / 立版古

There was a tradition of paper diorama in Japan, called Tatebanko or Okoshi-e, from around the 17th century until the 1920s.  They were woodcut prints, often designed by well known Ukiyo-e artists, commercially made and sold.  They were very popular for a while, being displayed […]