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No. 27 Ashida 芦田 / Kisokaido rokujoku tsugi no uchi 木曾街道六十九次之内 (Sixty-Nine Post Stations of the Kisokaido)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2008,3037.14727

  • Title (object)

    • No. 27 Ashida 芦田

    Title (series)

    • Kisokaido rokujoku tsugi no uchi 木曾街道六十九次之内 (Sixty-Nine Post Stations of the Kisokaido)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Ashida Station. The sorceress Nyogetsuni (later to become Takiyasha) walking through the snow performing a magic ritual, an attendant carrying a severed head attached to a branch behind her (Inset: village among mountains).

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1852 (8th month)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 35.8 centimetres
    • Width: 24.3 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

        artist's (in gourd-shaped Yoshi cartouche)
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Sumiyoshiya Masugoro
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Murata
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kinugasa
      • Inscription Comment

        censor's
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Transliteration

        8th month 1852
      • Inscription Comment

        date
  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S74 no. 28; Thompson 2009, no. 27

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Uto Yasukata chugiden
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2008

  • Acquisition notes

    Credit Line: Gift of Prof. Arthur R. Miller to the American Friends of the British Museum

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2008,3037.14727

  • Additional IDs

    • 14727 (Miller Collection number)

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