These superb large plates are based on Bairei's much smaller album of 100 birds (1881), and transformed in this larger format
Bunrei Kacho Gafu (Album of drawings of flowers and birds by Bunrei).
Yokohama, Meiji, 18 . 2 volumes. Folio (355 x 245mm). With 100 full-page coloured woodblock printed plates of which 32 double-page. In origi...