Kabuki Actor and Wife-19 viewsThis print was made for the insert no.23 for Yamato Newspaper. It depicts kabuki actor Nakamura Shikan and his wife playing shamisen and Koto. The claws that Shikan is wearing on his fingers are for striking threads of koto.
Самурай и хризантема-26 viewsSamurai warrior, Tomobayahi Mitsuhira, holding a beautiful chrysanthemum along with the two swords and a spear.
Suikoin-32 viewsSuikoin, wife of Kido Takamitsu (1833-1878) who was a prominent Emperor-New Government side politician at the transition period of Edo era to Meiji era.
Painting Sumi-e-24 viewsNishikiori Takekiyo is painting a sumi-e of flowers. A bijin is bringing fresh paper scrolls and a little girl is preparing ink pigments for painting.
The wife of Kawase-24 viewsThis print was made for the insert no.18 for Yamato Newspaper.
First Law Enforcer-20 viewsThis print was made for the insert no. 5 for Yamato Newspaper. Eto Shinpei (1834 - 1874). He advocated the new judicial system in the Meiji constitution. He had ideologies of the equality and the human rights which were very foreign to the still class-oriented Meiji government officials.
Mistress of army general-65 viewsThis print was made for the insert no.8 for Yamato Newspaper.
Koto Player-13 viewsA news paper insert for The Yamato Newspaper, 1887 October, no. 311. Egawa Tarozaemon is playing his masterful Koto music in front of the lord of Mito.
Tenshoin Den, the wife of Tokugawa Iesada, 13th Shogun-18 viewsA news paper insert for The Yamato Newspaper, 1886 October. Issue no.1.