Osaka woodblock prints of the Náprstek Museum’s collection
As a part of the National Museum’s project "Personalities of Czech science and culture", the collection of Joe Hloucha – author, traveler and collector, has been the source of a number of different topics. The main part of Hloucha’s collection is comprised of woodblock prints (3500 items). From these, only a small, yet still significant number are Osaka woodblock prints. These have been sorted and classified, including those that were received from sources other Hloucha’s collection. The goal of this catalogue is to list all the Osaka woodblock prints of the Náprstek Museum´s collection (more than 500 prints) together with their descriptions and general introductory explanation on Osaka prints.