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  • n. Plural form of handscroll.

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Examples

  • The exhibition includes three 18th - and early 19th-century handscrolls, each containing a dozen elegantly composed and meticulously painted images of pale, pudgy men and women having sex, in a variety of attitudes and positions.

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  • Another reason for including the controversial handscrolls in the exhibition is to remind viewers why the Pleasure District was created in the first place; and of the ultimate destination of the promenades made by all these extravagantly garbed and coiffed "comfort women."

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  • Paintings in all three formats (hanging scrolls, handscrolls and screens) depict people on pleasure outings, often in different seasons.

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  • One of the means is visualization and we follow this dynamic from the first handscrolls right down to the latest "Genji" manga.

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