Daily Archives: August 22, 2006

Pearl divers at Enoshima

‘Soshu Enoshima..ya no zu’ (Pearl divers at Enoshima), Kitigawa Tsukimaro (c.1804-1818). Reproduced from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council’s Cotton Town digitisation project: http://www.cottontown.org. The print shows Japanese women pearl divers, and comes from the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery collection. … Continue reading

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The visions of the earth were gone and fled – He saw the giant sea above his head … … the poor patient oyster, where it sleeps Within its pearly house. – The mighty deeps, The monstrous sea is thine … Continue reading

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