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おうむ   のうぜんかずら
oumu   nouzenkazura
Cockatoo [–] Chinese Trumpet Vine

1938-04

(Publication Date)


ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR THIS DESIGN
Currently Documented Characteristics for Dark Background Version:
Attribution Marking: [no signature]; Hodo seal
Title-caption (right margin): おうむ   のうぜんかずら, oumu   nouzenkazura, Cockatoo [–] Chinese Trumpet Vine
Publication Date (left margin): 昭和十三年四月作, produced April 1938
Takemura Copyright (lower left margin): 版権所有 竹村秀雄, han ken sho yu Takemura Hideo, ‘printing rights held by Takemura Hideo’.

Design History:
This design is one of several in a small series which Hodo created for Takemura. It is not currently documented with a light background, but it is suspected that one was printed. Because there are almost certainly designs which remain to be documented, this series has not yet been assigned sequence numbers. For now the design is labeled with its original publication date taken from the left margin.

Species Illustrated:
Chinese Trumpet Vine, Campsis grandiflora, 凌霄花, のうぜんかずら, ノウゼンカズラ, nouzen-kazura, is a hardy, fast-growing, deciduous creeper.

鸚鵡, おうむ, オウム, oumu, is a general name for any large parrot including cockatoos; here the species shown is probably White (or Umbrella) Cockatoo, Cacatua alba.


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