[紙芝居木枠]

[Kamishibai kiwaku]

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  • Format 3-D Objects, Models, Sculpture
  • Publication [Japan] : [manufacturer not identified], [19--?]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 kamishibai theater : brown wood ; 34 x 44 x 8 cm
  • OCLC on1101175616

Summary

  • Kamishibai, literally "paper drama", is a form of storytelling that originated in Japanese Buddhist temples in the 12th century. The storyteller tells stories using a set of picture boards, inserted into the theater and withdrawn one by one as the story is told.

Notes

  • Title from sales catalog.
  • Wooden kamishibai theater in brown with brass hinges and decorative brass handle, and folding sides and top.
  • " Jinkō bunkō", "46nendo shin" handwritten on back.