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Shirafuji Hikoshichiro 白藤彦七郎 / Buyu hyakuden 武勇百傳 (A Hundred Stories of Military Valour)

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Shirafuji Hikoshichiro 白藤彦七郎

    Title (series)

    • Buyu hyakuden 武勇百傳 (A Hundred Stories of Military Valour)
  • Description

    Woodblock print, oban tate-e. Shirafuji Hikoshichiro lifting a struggling white horse onto his shoulders; Ashikaga Takauji about to enter Fukkaiji Temple in the background.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1836 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 37.4 centimetres
    • Width: 25.6 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
      • Inscription Translation

        Drawn by Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
      • Inscription Comment

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

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Fujiokaya Hikotaro
      • Inscription Comment

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

      • Inscription Comment

  • Curator's comments

    See:- Robinson 1982, S9 no. 4

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

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

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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 10902 (Miller Collection number)


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