of the plants of Japan made by a Japanese lady, which are the most masterly things I have ever seen. Every stem, twig, and leaf is produced by single touches of the brush, the character and perspective of very complicated plants being admirably given,... Glimpses of unfamiliar Japanby Lafcadio Hearn - 1894 - 1041 pagesNo preview available
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Alfred Russel Wallace - 1869 - 638 pages
...and often exhibit touches of great humor. He also possesses a large collection of colored sketches of the plants of Japan, made by a Japanese lady, which...and the articulations of stem and leaves shown in a most scientific manner. Having made arrangements to stay for three weeks at a small hut on a newly-cleaned...