Glossary of Terms
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E-goyomi: a pictorial calendar with concealed symbols denoting the long and short months.
E-zoshi: an illustrated novelette or booklet.
Ebisu: one of the Seven Gods of Luck, guardian of fisherman.
Edo: early name of Tôkyô and of the historical period 1600-1868.
Edori-bon: early printed books with hand-colored illustrations.
Ehon (Picture books): Books in which a greater emphasis has been placed on pictures than text.
Ema: votive painting, dedicated to shrines and temples.
Emaki: see emakimono.
Emakimono: horizontal scroll painting.
Emma: in Buddhist iconography, a king of hell, who pronounces judgment on the dead.
Engawa: a porch, veranda, or balcony.
Eshi: a master painter.back to top