This black and white stereoscopic image features two images inside a rock crevasse with a small wooden bridge in the lower right that attaches to the wall of rocks on the right. This image has a sepia tone mounted on a red orange background.
This black and white stereoscopic image features two images of a large fallen tree trunk in a forest on the left of the picture and a number of wooden planels diagonally placed on a section of tree trunk with a t-shaped branch formation placed across them. This image has a sepia tone and is mounted on a red orange background.
This black and white stereoscopic image features two images looking downward on a house surrounded by trees with a lake in the background and a picket fence in the lower left. This image is sepia toned mounted on a red orange background.
This black and white stereoscopic image features two images of a small water fall that flows from the top left to the bottom right. There is a tall wall of rock towards the top and flat smooth rocks with water flowing over them in the bottom left corner. This image is a sepia tone mounted on a red orange background.
A lone man walks along a mountain path on the bottom left, hunched over perhaps under a load he carries. He seems to be approaching a hut along the water's edge partially blocked from the viewer by tall trees. The path continues to wind up the mountain, and spoked circular designs indicate what may be a series of bridges. Lines of calligraphy and seals are in the upper left corner.
An elephant seems to walk on water from the bottom right corner of the composition, rising towards Vishnu in the upper left with a single lotus flower in its trunk. Vishnu, with 4 arms, steps on green hills surrounding the lotus covered pond, bending towards the elephant. Garuda flies in the upper right.
The story of Gajendra moksha appears in the Bhagavatha Purana. It tells the story of an elephant named Gajendre who prays to vishnu for help when struggling with a water creature (crocodile, monster). Gajendra makes an offering of a lotus flower with his trunk. The prayers made by Gajendra became a famous hymn in praise of Lord Vishnu called Gajendra Stuthi. Seeing His devotee in distress, Lord Vishnu kills the crocodile and saves Gajendra.
A woman in kimono sits with her sleeve to her mouth. The kimono is decorated with fall leaves, and she sits behind lacquwe tea ware. Above her are crest-like decorations in blue, backgrounding the open pages of a book.
This print features a literary reference, likely to the Tale of Genji, as indicated by the illustration and text in the open book depicted at top left. The crests that arch across the top may indicate this print is part of a series.
A woodblock print of a figure hunched over holding swords. The figure's right arm is raised and feet are pointing in opposite directions. A purple robe with a white diamond pattern, trimmed in black, covers the lower portion of the figure. Red sleeves with a repeating flower pattern (pink with green centers) are center. A mat, light blue trim with black floral design, is towards the bottom right (to the figures left).