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[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... more

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese print... more

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke as a courtesan and Ichikawa Danjūrō as a merchant.

[Benjamin Johnson, English actor, head-and-shoulders portrait facing slightly left, in ornamental oval frame] / Gerard Honthorst pinxt ; Geo. Vertue, Londini sculp.

[Benjamin Johnson, English actor, head-and-shoulders portrait facing s...

Signed and dated on plate. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

[Playing with a puppet]

[Playing with a puppet]

Print shows kabuki actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu I in the role of a puppeteer, standing, full-length, facing right, holding a puppet of the courtesan Matsuyama above his head. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi ... more

[The black knight]

[The black knight]

Print shows a man, possibly an actor or a samurai, with sword, holding an umbrella, wearing a black kimono and geta. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints... more

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

DCM 0997: Augustin Grenser I; Jeremias Schlegel Flute in C

"Germany" stamped in English on the upper joint further confuses the identity. Possibly it pertains to the 1890 tariff mentioned in DCM 996, although that customs law does not apply to antiques. Instrument type... more

Ichikawa ebizō no kinzaemon yorikata

Ichikawa ebizō no kinzaemon yorikata

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Ebizō as Kinzaemon Yorikata fighting a tiger. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Benizuri-... more

[Warrior or actor with long hair and bracelets around wrist and ankles, full-length, seen from behind, holding a sword]

[Warrior or actor with long hair and bracelets around wrist and ankles...

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Onoe kikugorō no sanjō kokaji munechika

Onoe kikugorō no sanjō kokaji munechika

Print shows Onoe Kikugorō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosoban Be... more

Bandō hikosaburō

Bandō hikosaburō

Print shows Bandō Hikosaburō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hosoban... more

Nakamura matsue

Nakamura matsue

Print shows the actor Nakmura Matsue in a female role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Attributed to: Torii, Kiyomitsu. Format: part o... more

Ichimura kamezo no kyo no jirō

Ichimura kamezo no kyo no jirō

Print shows the actor Ichimura Kamezo performing a fan dance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hosoban Benizuri-e. Forms part o... more

Iwai hanshirō no shirabyōshi

Iwai hanshirō no shirabyōshi

Print shows Iwai Hanshirō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a shirabyōshi dancer (as a woman dressed as a man). Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibun... more

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Arashi hinaji no jōrurigozen

Print shows actor Arashi Hinaji in an onnagata role as the princess Jōruri Gozen, standing on a veranda, holding a lantern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Ichikawa komazō no sano no genzaemon segawa kikunojō no keisei tamagiku

Ichikawa komazō no sano no genzaemon segawa kikunojō no keisei tamagik...

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Komazō as Sanno no Genzaemon holding an umbrella and walking with the courtesan Tamagiku, portrayed by the actor Segawa Kikunojō. Title and other descriptive information compiled ... more

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Print shows an interior scene with two courtesans admiring a screen painting of an actor or beautiful woman by the painter Okumura Masanobu. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spons... more

Yamasita kyōnosuke

Yamasita kyōnosuke

Print shows Yamashita Kyōnosuke, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, looking at a poster mounted on a building showing a deer. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... more

Sugawara no michizane

Sugawara no michizane

Print shows Sugawara no Michizane, an actor, sitting on a platform beneath pine and plum trees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Form... more

Segawa kikunojō

Segawa kikunojō

Print shows an actor portraying a woman holding an umbrella. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Purchase; ... more

Nakamura kanzaburō

Nakamura kanzaburō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Kanzaburō, full-length portrait, facing right, holding fan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the se... more

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, facing left, standing on snow-covered veranda.

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Print shows the actor Tomizawa Hanzaburō, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a female servant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... more

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with painting of a deer in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo... more

Sanogawa ichimatsu

Sanogawa ichimatsu

Print shows the actor Sanogawa Ichimatsu, half-length portrait, portraying a female, facing left in fan-shaped frame. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Nakajima kanzaemon

Nakajima kanzaemon

Print shows the actor Nakajima Kanzaewmon, half-length portrait, facing right in fan-shaped frame. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Fro... more

Nakajima mihoemon

Nakajima mihoemon

Print shows the actor Nakajima Mihoemon, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a rogue samurai.

Ichikawa danzō

Ichikawa danzō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danzō, half-length portrait, facing right in fan-shaped frame. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the... more

Onoe matsusuke

Onoe matsusuke

Print shows the actor Onoe Matsusuke, half-length portrait framed by a fan, facing right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ser... more

Onoe matsusuke

Onoe matsusuke

Print shows the actor Onoe Matsusuke standing with his right hand inside a closed parasol. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hos... more

Nakamura tomijurō

Nakamura tomijurō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Tomijurō portraying a woman performing a Noh dance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one of a se... more

Onoe tamizō

Onoe tamizō

Print shows the actor Onoe Tamizō, full-length portrait, standing, facing right in an onnagata role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006.... more

Nakamura nakazō

Nakamura nakazō

Print shows Nakamura Nakazo, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding sword in right hand. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... more

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

Yodaime ichikawa danzō

Print shows Ichikawa Danzō I, a kabuki actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding a sword over right shoulder, possibly in the role of a samurai or as Shoki the demon queller.

Yodaime iwai hanshirō

Yodaime iwai hanshirō

Print shows the actor Iwai Hanshirō, full-length portrait, standing, portraying a female role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format:... more

Nakamura kumesaburō

Nakamura kumesaburō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Kumesaburō, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a woman walking near a stream. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... more

Sandaime segawa kikunojō

Sandaime segawa kikunojō

Print shows the actor Segawa Kikunojō III, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... more

Godaime ichikawa danjūrō

Godaime ichikawa danjūrō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with large hat and carrying a paper lantern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo ... more

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, facing right, holding a piece of cloth around his neck. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spe... more

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

DCM 0405: Potter Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, silver keys.; 66.2 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, square flaps, with pewter plug and silver mount for high C. Mark Maximum: POTTER / SENIOR / LONDON / 1778 Mark Additi... more

Komekitte o motsu nakamura nakazō

Komekitte o motsu nakamura nakazō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Nakazō, full-length, standing on the shore, facing slightly left, holding a rice coupon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specia... more

Segawa Kikunojō

Segawa Kikunojō

Print shows the actor Segawa Kikunojō III, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of a geisha. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists ... more

Sandaime sawamura sōjurō

Sandaime sawamura sōjurō

Print shows the actor Sawamura Sōjurō III, full-length portrait, standing, facing right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one p... more

Onoe matsusuke no bikuni

Onoe matsusuke no bikuni

Print shows Onoe Matsusuke, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing a large hat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06... more

Nidaime yamashita kinsaku

Nidaime yamashita kinsaku

Print shows the actor Yamashita Kinsaku II, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in an onnagata role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in ... more

Onoe matsusuke no raikō sitennō

Onoe matsusuke no raikō sitennō

Print shows Onoe Matsusuke, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: one of a ... more

Ichikawa danjuro no kudo suketsune

Ichikawa danjuro no kudo suketsune

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danjuro's reflection in a mirror, in the role of Kuro Suketsune. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format... more

Nidaime bandō mitsugorō no anno heibei

Nidaime bandō mitsugorō no anno heibei

Print shows Bandō Mitsugorō, an actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: central p... more

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

DCM 0767: Tuerlinckx; Heinrich Grenser Flute in C

Lower body and foot joint by H. Grenser, head joint and possibly upper body joint by Tuerlinckx. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys.; 62.4 cm... more

A cotilion sic

A cotilion sic

[By] W. H. Kingsbury. (statement of responsibility) A continuous strip mounted on linen (26 1/2 x 208 cm) folded, accordion fashion, to form 10 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

DCM 0949: Augustin Grenser I Flute in C

The block for the G# mount was broken off and has been filed away to receive a substitute, likely metal replacement saddle, also missing. It is also possible that the G# key was an addition in that there is ver... more

Theatrical portraiture no. 1 - Henry V

Theatrical portraiture no. 1 - Henry V

Illustration shows an actor portraying Henry V in Shakespear's play by the same name. Illus. in: The Attic miscellany or, characteristic mirror of men and things, vol. 1. London : Bently & Co., 1790. Caption: H... more

Theatrical portraiture no. 4 - King Dick

Theatrical portraiture no. 4 - King Dick

Illustration shows an actor portraying Richard III in Shakespeare's Henry VI, part 2. Illus. in: The Attic miscellany or, characteristic mirror of men and things, vol. 1. London : Bently & Co., 1790. Caption: A... more

Hunchback in the character of Richard

Hunchback in the character of Richard

Print shows an actor portraying Richard III in a tent on a stage, appearing through trap doors in the stage are a king, queen, prince regent, and another prince, all crying "Murder." Title from item. Caption: L... more

A strolling player

A strolling player

"An actor stands on the stage, wearing contemporary dress of a military cut, his hair in a pigtail queue which curls upwards grotesquely..." (Source: George) [I. Cruikshank?] This record contains unverified dat... more

Kataoka nizaemon

Kataoka nizaemon

Print shows actor Kataoka Nizaemon, full-length portrait, facing left, wearing ceremonial costume. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Ada... more

Bandō Hikosaburō

Bandō Hikosaburō

Print shows the actor Bandō, Hikosaburō, full-length portrait, standing, wearing a cape, and holding with his right hand raised, a bamboo rod with a paper attached to the end. Title and other descriptive inform... more

Yamatoya

Yamatoya

Print shows an actor in the role of a woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Yakusha butai no sugatae : Portraits of ... more

Segawa tomisaburō [as yadorigi, wife of ogishi kurando]

Segawa tomisaburō [as yadorigi, wife of ogishi kurando]

Print shows Segawa Tomisaburō, an actor, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in the role of Yadorigi, the wife of Ogishi Kurando. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored... more

Ichikawa ebizō no takemura sadanoshin

Ichikawa ebizō no takemura sadanoshin

Print shows actor Ichikawa Ebizō, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in the role of Takemura Sandanoshin.

Sandaime ichikawa yaozō

Sandaime ichikawa yaozō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Yaozō III, bust portrait, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. ... more

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

DCM 0386: Johann Georg Otto Flute in C

The present steel spring appears to be a replacement and the foot joint bottom ferrule also appears to be a replacement. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, stained, ivory cap and ferrules, brass key.;... more

[Kyōgen play with two characters]

[Kyōgen play with two characters]

Drawing shows an actor on the left with short sword and holding a fan, on the right is an actor wearing a hat and standing on a bundle with his arms spread, as though about to fly. Title devised by Library staf... more

The Duke of Yorks march

The Duke of Yorks march

For piano. Staff notation. (language)

[Actors performing]

[Actors performing]

Print shows two actors, on the right, one appears to be climbing out of his costume to take the lid off a basket while the other actor crawls to the left. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noy... more

[Kyōgen play with four characters, two wear hats, one possibly portraying a woman; there is a fish with carving knife on tray in the background]

[Kyōgen play with four characters, two wear hats, one possibly portray...

Drawing shows an actor on the left, wearing a hat, approaching three actors, one also wearing a hat, sitting on the right.

The cockney's travels

The cockney's travels

Lead sheet enclosed. Printed in USA in 1896.

Yodaime Iwai Hanshirō

Yodaime Iwai Hanshirō

Print shows actor Iwai Hanshirō IV, three-quarter length portrait, reclining, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Attributed ... more

Bandō minosuke no rikiya

Bandō minosuke no rikiya

Print shows the actor Bandō Minosuke as the young samurai Rikiya from the Chushingura. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one pan... more

Iwai Hanshirō

Iwai Hanshirō

Print showing the actor Iwai Hanshirō, full-length, sitting on the floor, playing the role of a woman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.... more

Sandaime ichikawa yaozō no yoshidaya kizaemon

Sandaime ichikawa yaozō no yoshidaya kizaemon

Print shows Ichikawa Yaozō III, a kabuki actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding a fan, portraying the role of Yoshida-ya Kizaemon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichib... more

Segawa Kikunojō

Segawa Kikunojō

Print showing the actor Segawa Kikunojō, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, on a low pier with flowers growing around it. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo ... more

Segawa michisaburō

Segawa michisaburō

Print shows the actor Segawa Michisaburō, full-length portrait, body turned to the right, facing left, holding a board in raised left hand, in an onnagata role. Title and other descriptive information compiled ... more

Matsumoto kōshirō

Matsumoto kōshirō

Print shows the actor Matsumoto Kōshirō, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, possibly wearing a mask. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speci... more

Ichikawa Dannosuke

Ichikawa Dannosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa, Danzō, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding cloth or paper in right hand. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo p... more

Bandō, Mitsugorō no Ukiyo Tōei

Bandō, Mitsugorō no Ukiyo Tōei

Print showing the actor Bandō, Mitsugorō, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in the role of Ukiyo Tōei. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... more

Godaime matsumoto kōshirō no torikaji no chōan

Godaime matsumoto kōshirō no torikaji no chōan

Print shows the actor Matsumoto Koshiro V (Ichikawa, Danjūrō), full-length, standing in the rain beneath a tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... more

Godaime matsumoto kōshirō

Godaime matsumoto kōshirō

Print shows Matsumoto, Kōshirō V, a kabuki actor, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, holding a picture showing the head of a horned monster in his left hand. Title and other descriptive information c... more

DCM 1051: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1051: Claude Laurent Flute in C

Unlike Laurent's system of a cemented glass disk for the head joint cork, this instrument has, as received by DCM, a threaded cork tuning device with silver cap possibly from a period English instrument. The or... more

Sandaime bandō hikosaburo no saemon suketsune

Sandaime bandō hikosaburo no saemon suketsune

Print shows Bandō Hikosaburo III, an actor portraying Saemon Suketsune who killed the father of the Soga brothers in 1193. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spe... more

Ichikawa Dannosuke no Tsunajo

Ichikawa Dannosuke no Tsunajo

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Dannosuke as Tsunajo sitting beneath a tree, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Verti... more

Burton Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, August 30, 1979

Burton Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, August 30, 1979

excerpt: " it was your 61st birthday five days ago congratulate you on that signal event "

Sawamura Tanosuke no Oshichi

Sawamura Tanosuke no Oshichi

Print shows the actor Sawamura Tanosuke in the role of Yaoya Oshichi as she rings the bell at the top of the fire tower. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speci... more

Rōka no geigi

Rōka no geigi

Print shows an actor or actress as a woman, full-length portrait, standing on a veranda, facing left, with several hairpins; behind her, across a courtyard, are the silhouettes of persons in an illuminated room... more

Sawamura Tanosuke no Yūsuke nyōbō Osen

Sawamura Tanosuke no Yūsuke nyōbō Osen

Print shows Sawamura Tanosuke, an actor, in the role of Osen, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, carrying a wooden bucket containing flowers. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichib... more

Iwai Hanshirō no Sagoemon musume Oyone

Iwai Hanshirō no Sagoemon musume Oyone

Print shows the actor Iwai, Hanshiro in the role of Oyone, Sagoemon's daughter, full-length, standing, facing left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialist... more

Richard the Third, to the right hon'ble. Baroness Howe, this print representing Garrick in the character of Richard the III in the memorable battle of Bosworth Field, is dedicated by ... most obedient humble servant, John Boultbee Hayman & Boultbee pinxt. ; W. Bromley sculpt

Richard the Third, to the right hon'ble. Baroness Howe, this print rep...

Print shows actor David Garrick in the role of Richard the Third during the Battle of Bosworth Field, full-length portrait, facing left, holding a sword in right hand, standing, braced for assault. Includes a r... more

Sakakiyama shirōtarō no tōgokuya sentarō

Sakakiyama shirōtarō no tōgokuya sentarō

Print shows the actor Sakakiyama Shirōtarō, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding a paper lantern on the end of a stick, in the role of Tōgokuya Sentarō. Title and other descriptive information c... more

Segawa Rokō no Matsukaze

Segawa Rokō no Matsukaze

Print shows Segawa Roko, an actor, as Matsukaze, one of two sisters, with a shoulder pole carrying salt water from the sea.

DCM 1293: H. Faveryear Flute in C

DCM 1293: H. Faveryear Flute in C

Instrument may have had several corps de rechange. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Figured boxwood, ivory cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys, brass-lined head.; 67.3 cm. Key Holes System: 6 k... more

The rehearsal or the baron and the elephant / G. Cruikshank, fect.

The rehearsal or the baron and the elephant / G. Cruikshank, fect.

A satire on the Covent Garden pantomime of 1812-13, which caused a sensation by the performance of an elephant. The elephant crushes under a fore-foot a bust of Shakespeare and a number of open books. Baron Ger... more

Nakamura utaemon no fukuoka mitsugi

Nakamura utaemon no fukuoka mitsugi

Print shows the actor Nakamura Utaemon, full-length portrait, standing at the seashore, facing left, holding a piece of paper. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print... more

Defence of Fort M'Henry

Defence of Fort M'Henry

This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

With 3 pewter rings, in case. Locks on both joints. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, silver keys, ferrules, sockets. Faceted rock crystal "rose-cut" cap (same as DCM 378).; 60.85 cm., 62.55 cm.... more

Jūdanme

Jūdanme

Print shows a masked man, one of the Rōnin, with a sword attacking Osono, the estranged wife of Gihei, in order to cut her hair to the customary length of a nun making it impossible for her father to marry her ... more

Yodanme

Yodanme

Print shows three actors, two possibly represent royal envoys who are to deliver the message that Enya Hangan (Asano Naganori) is to committ seppuku, ritual suicide, the third man is possibly Hangan brandishin... more

Godanme

Godanme

Print shows a man (possibly the outlaw Sadakurô) holding an umbrella, glaring at a man (probably Yoichibei) holding a lantern, cowering in the rain; Sadakurô will rob and kill Yoichibei. Title and other descrip... more

Rokudanme

Rokudanme

Print shows a woman, Osai, owner of a brothel, in a palanquin with porters at the front and back. She has come to Yoichibei's cottage to make the final payment for Okaru, Yoichibei's daughter. She is confronted... more

Jūichidanme

Jūichidanme

Print shows three Rōnin samurai attacking the entrance to Moronō's (Kira Yoshinaka) home. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the s... more

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