- Museum number
- Object: Shima chidori tsuki no shiranami 嶋千鳥月の白波 (Island Plovers and Moonlit Waves)
Colour woodblock print, frontispiece image (kuchi-e). The kabuki actor Onoe Kikugoro V as Akashi no Shimazo, clinging to wooden plank and swimming away from a boat in roiling waves, in the play Shima chidori tsuki no shiranami, performed at the Ichimura theatre from 15th July 1890. Based on oban-size triptych design (2019,3035.1); from the publication 'Mokuami zenshi'.
- Production date
Height: 18.70 centimetres
Width: 24.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The folds in the print suggest that it was originally an illustration in a book produced perhaps around 1900.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Mokuami zenshi (Complete Works of Kawatake Mokuami)
Associated Title: Shima chidori tsuki no shiranami
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: Ebi1369