Glossary of Terms
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Yakko: a manservant to a samurai.
Yakusha-e (Actor pictures): painting or print of an actor.
Yoko-e (Horizontal picture; also called yoko-ban): prints with a horizontal format.
Yokohama: a port near Edo, opened to foreigners in 1859.
Yokohama-e (Yokohama pictures): late style of ukiyo-e which was popular between 1860 and 1880 and which illustrated scenes of Yokohama in the late Edo and the early Meiji.
Yoshiwara: name of the licensed quarter in Edo.
Yukata: an informal cotton kimono or bathrobe.back to top