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35 a b

Subject: Nakamura Tomijūrō as Ōgiya Yūgiri (a.) and Kataoka Gadō II as Fujiya Izaemon (b.).

Title: Haiyū tōsei kagami (Mirror of actors of the present time) (a. and b.).

Play: Kuruwa bunshō (Yūgiri Izaemon kuruwa bunshō).

Theatre: Kado

Date: 3/1839

Signature: Gochōtei Sadamasu ga (a. and b.)

Publisher: Honya Seishichi (seal: Honsei) (a. and b.)

Format: ōban diptych

Collection: V&A Museum.

Halfway through the third month of 1839 Kataoka Gadō II switched from the Naka Theatre to the Kado Theatre, where he played the part of Fujiya Izaemon on the twentieth day of that month.