There are public domain resources (such as those listed on Wikipedia) where one can obtain illustrations from old books. However, most of these illustrations are of the "European style" (i.e. European subjects, European buildings, European drawing methods, European scenery, etc.) as they were made in Europe or the Americas.

I have had great difficulty in finding equivalent resources for East Asian illustrations. Are there any public domain resources where one can obtain public domain East Asian book illustrations?

Examples of the "East Asian illustrations" in question:

Japanese Counting Board

Empty Fort Strategy

Windy Ride


By simply searching for east asian illustrations "public domain"

You aren't going to find a magical repository with all the images ever so you'll need to put some legwork in.

With that simple search I found:

This is page 1 of a Google search, going deeper in these links and searching would surely yield more results.

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