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Date: Meiji, ca. 1880/90
Description: A fan (print) showing five Okame-ladies in Heian costumes performing noble arts including Go

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Kano school

Date: ca. 1800
Description: A painted fan showing two Chinese gentleman-scholars are playing Go on a veranda while a boy is watching them.

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Artwork by Diana Ardelean (10 years old)

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Mihai Serban and Diana Ardelean - The kyu kids from Romania
Artwork by Diana Ardelean (10 years old)

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The Master of Go, by Chris Sobolowski (

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A color photography of Kusakabe Kimbei (circa 1880).
This photography was hand-colored. Hand-colouring of photographs was very popular in Japan.
-- Didier Kropp

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This chromo was printed in 1896, and widely distributed in groceries in Europe. It was printed in dutch, italian, french and german.
These chromos were given to customers who bought Liebig products.
I suspect it's the first (color) picture of a Go board widely distributed in Europe, even though the Go board looks a little like a checker board!
-- Didier Kropp

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Artwork by Diana Ardelean (10 years old)

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