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Subject: Detail of a chūban print by Kunisada, with inset by Sadamasu.

Date: 9/1853

Signature on the inset: Naniwa (Ōsaka) monjin (pupil) Kunimasu ga.

Collection: Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University.

The print forms part of the series Kunizukushi Yamato meiyo (An enumeration of famous places in Japan), designed by Kunisada and published in Edo by Minatoya Kohei. The insets are designed by Kunisada’s pupils.

The print depicts the actor Ichikawa Enzō as Iwaki Anju-hime. The

subtitle reads Dewa (i.e. Dewa Province).