Open Unwrapped Dec 8th: Children’s Games

University of Edinburgh festive bauble gift by Pingked (Flickr) CC BY-NC

This beautiful image of Japanese children building a snowman is part of a series of woodblock prints by Eitaku Kobayashi, published in 1894 under the title Children’s Games. The book contains twelve illustrations of children at play, one for every month of the year. 

Japanese Paintings: Children's Games, 1894
Digitised by the Centre for Research Collections at the University of Edinburgh, the image Japanese Paintings: Children’s Games, 1894 has been shared on Flickr with a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 licence.

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Lorna Campbell

OER Liaison, Learning Teaching and Web Services

IS, University of Edinburgh