Japanese farting scrolls

He-Gassen (屁合戦) is a Japanese art scroll created during the Edo period by an unknown artist or several unknown artists.

The scroll depicts various scenes with one peculiar characteristic reoccurring throughout the scroll: at least one character is having a bout of flatulence directed against other characters. The scroll may have been made to highlight the political and social changes in Japan. [Via: wikipedia]

 

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