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the Taming of the Namazu:

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Client: Personal

Created this piece based around the Great Ansei Earthquake that hit Japan in 1855. Just after this unfortunate event, many printers started producing prints featuring a catfish type creature known as the Namazu who were blamed for causing the quake.

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