Young Japan by Mortimer Menpes. 1901. Watercolor. Source: Japan: A Record in Colour, facing p. 147. Waiting together, just a glimpse at the end of a day. Every scene catches the artist's eye: "Each head and each piquant face is but a field where the ever-present artist can exercise his ingenuity and his skill in colour and design" (147). The lantern here helps balance the composition. — Jacqueline Banerjee
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Menpes, Dorothy. Japan: A Record in Colour. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1901. Internet Archive version of a copy in the University of California Libraries. Web. 4 July 2019.
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