- Museum number
- Object: (Shosan gashi) Shikan-cho (賞賛画詞) 芝翫帖 (Elegant Praises - Shikan Album)
Illustrated book. Annual publication by fans of the kabuki actor Nakamura Shikan: poems interspersed with surimono colour and b/w illustrations. Woodblock-printed text and images.
- Production date
Height: 23 centimetres (covers)
Width: 16.50 centimetres (covers)
- Curator's comments
- The flowers in the shape of cranes in the single colour illustration (by Yamanaka Shonen) are a motif associated the actor himself.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
'Kabuki Heroes of the Osaka Stage, 1780-1830'
British Museum, 30th Jun-15th Sep 2005
Osaka Rekishi Hakubutsukan, 1st Oct-23rd Nov 2005
Waseda Daigaku Tsubouchi-Hakushi Kinen Engeki Hakubutsukan, 1st Dec 2005-23rd Jan 2006
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: SJ.209 (Scott Johnson number)