Seashells.  Woodblock illustrations of shell and coral specimens from Yochiro Hirase’s work “Kai Senshu” (The Illustrations of a Thousand Shells). Published in Kyoto, Japan by Yamada Naozōburō in 1914-1915. In Japanese.

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Colored woodblock prints, designs for kimono published in 1901 by Honda Unkindō that came out in around 1902. Yachigusa. Seikō Ueno. Collections of the Smithsonian.

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Japanese firework designs ready to explode in the sky outside your window. From early 20th century catalogs published by the English fireworks firm C. R. Brock.

“Illustrated catalogue of night bomb shells.” Front cover.
“Illustrated catalogue of night bomb shells.” Front cover. Hirayama Fireworks.

#78 and 79.
#78 and 79.

#29.
#29.

#14 and 15.
#14 and 15.

#78.
#78.

Night shells.

These are taken from here https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/11/japanese-firework-illustrations/?mc_cid=0af526bb1f&mc_eid=869a5459f2. The library in Yokohama, Japan has made PDFs of several of these catalogs available for free download on their website http://www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/kyoiku/library/digitalarchive/hirayama.html. You can find the links at the bottom of their website. Enjoy!