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Morrissey, Leonard


Biographical Note

James W. Morrissey (1897-1949) graduated from Boston College (1920), as did all four of his brothers: Francis Morrissey (1921); Dr. Leonard Morrissey (1923); William Morrissey (1925); and Dr. Arthur M. Morrissey (1929).

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Japanese prints collection


This collection consists primarily of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. It also includes a few examples of the mingei (folk art) and sosaku hanga ("creative prints") movements of the early 20th century. The bulk of the ukiyo-e prints are by Ando Hiroshige; other notable artists include Katsushika Hokusai, Katsukawa Shunko, Kitagawa Utamaro, and Isoda Koryusai.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions are available digitally.

Dates: circa 1765-1964 (bulk 1780-1860); Majority of material found within 1780 - 1860