TOYOHARA KUNICHIKA 1883

The actors Arashi Rikan IV, Arashi Wasabur˘ III, Kataoka Gad˘ III and Nakamura Shikan IV playing the roles of a first puppeteer, the courtesan Umegae, a second puppeteer and Matsuemon - Wasabur˘ is playing the role in the puppet style and is "handled" by Rikan and Gad˘ - in the "Kanzaki Ageya" scene of the classic "Hirakana Seisuiki", which was staged in May 1883 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

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