Colour woodblock print, ukiyo-e

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Colour woodblock print, ukiyo-e

Diptych of two actors signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi and published by Yenshu-ya Hikobei with a restricted sale seal, Shita-uri. The censors were Mera and Watanabe and there is a date seal for Rat 3 (1552)

This diptych shows the Kabuki actors Bando Shuka as Shira Ito of Hashimoto-Ya on the left and Sawamura Sojoro 1V as Suzuki Shusui on the right in a scene from Sumidagawa, Sumida river produced at the Ichimura theatre in the third month of Kayei 5 1852.

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Online ID: 000-190-001-275-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1887.745
Date: 1852
19th century
What: Book / sheet / roll / drawing / collection
Subject: Prints
Where: Japan
Description: Collection of one hundred and sixteen books, five hundred sheets, twenty nine rolls, and two drawings, printed in colours: Japan, 19th century
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