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Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition


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Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition
教導立志基 (Ky
ōdō risshi no motoi)

The Original Table of Contents Sheet (mokuroku)
教導
立志
(Kyōdō risshi no motoi)

About The Series "Kyōdō risshi no motoi"

(Note: This series is variously translated as "Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition," "Foundations of Learning and Achievement," "Foundation of Instruction and Perseverance," "Self-Made Men Worthy of Emulation," "Paragons of Instruction and Success," "Moral of Success," "Examples of Self-Made Leaders," "Instruction in the Fundamentals of Success" and "Heroes and heroines who have been regarded as standards of moral leadership and success."  The title in Japanese is sometimes seen as "Kyōdō risshiki or "Kyōdō risshi no moto.") 

This series ran between October 1885 and November 1890 and featured a long list of heroes and heroines, from antiquity to contemporary times, who were regarded as standards of moral leadership and self-realization.

Source: Kiyochika Artist of Meiji Japan, Henry D. Smith II, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, p. 74-75; original research and as footnoted.
This series of 58 prints,1 plus a table of contents sheet (目録), were originally published between October 1885 and November 1890 by the Tokyo publisher Matsuki Heikichi 松木平吉.2  The table of contents sheet issued by the publisher states that "fifty prints make up the complete set (五十番揃)".  Three prints not in the initial release were added over the five year publication period, as were five redesigns of original prints, eventually increasing the total print count to 58.  The seven artists contributing prints were Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) [20 prints], Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) [16 prints], Inoue Tankei (Yasuji) (1864-1889) [13 prints], Taiso (Tsukioka) Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) [5 prints],  Yōshū Chikanobu (1838-1912) [2 prints], Toyohara Kunichika (1835–1900) [1 print], and Hachisuka (Utagawa) Kuniaki II (1835-1888) [1 print].  All the artists, with the exception of Yōshū Chikanobu, are listed in the top scroll of the table of contents sheet.  Various colors (blue, blue/green and brown) were used for the decorative border, and in 1902 the series was re-issued by Matsuki without borders.

Brief texts contained within a scroll-like cartouche appearing on each print provide historical details.  The scroll composer's name is given at the end of the scroll text.  The “lofty ambition” of the title is a Confucian concept, originally from Mencius, meaning “righteous determination that would inspire others.”  The market for the series probably included former samurai, ambitious youth, and conservative intellectuals.

"[W]hen it was completed in 1890 the publisher was singled out for special recognition by the government for having sponsored such noble subject matter."3


The publisher's name Matsuki Keikichi (松木 平吉) followed by the kanji character 版 (publisher) appears as the seventh name on the top scroll of the table of contents sheet and in the bottom cartouche of each print in the series.  

1 The Tokyo Metropolitan Library online collection shows 50 prints and a summary catalog sheet.  The catalog sheet lists the titles of 50 prints.  Smith in Kiyochika Artist of Meiji Japan identified 52 prints.  I have identified 58 prints from this series including five prints (Ikina, Michizane SugiwaraKesa Gozen, Soga Brothers and Hokiichi Hanawa) that were re-designed and re-printed, likely due to damaged or lost blocks.
2 Robert Schaap notes in Appendix II, p. 166 of Yoshitoshi, Masterpieces from the Ed Freis Collection, Chris Uhlenbeck and Amy Reigle Newland, Hotei Publishing, 2011 that the series originally appeared as newspaper supplements.
3 The World of the Meiji Print: Impressions of a New Civilization, Julia Meech-Pekarik, Weatherhill, 1986, p. 122.

Prints in Series

General notes: 
1. Print titles are taken from the Table of Contents sheet for those prints listed in it and from the scroll for prints not listed in the original table of contents.  Most print titles appearing in the Table of Contents are taken from the first column on the scroll.
2. Numbers were used a bit haphazardly on the prints, with many prints bearing no numbers and some prints displaying numbers in some impressions and not in others. In addition, the same prints can be found bearing different numbers. When print numbers are shown on the print they sometimes do not agree with the placement of their title in the Table of Contents, as is the case with twelve prints, and some print titles that are listed in the Table of Contents do not show a print number on the print, as is the case with seven prints.
3. Most of the prints were issued with different colors of brocade borders.  It is not known if one particular color was used for the first issue of the prints.  

Twenty Prints Contributed by Kiyochika Kobayashi (1847-1915)


上毛野形名
Kamitsukenu Katana
Print 2 (二)
May 27, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿七日)
IHL Cat. #949

小野道風
Ono no Tōfū
Print 3 (三)
May 21, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿一日)
IHL Cat. #40

小式部内侍
Koshikibu no Naishi
Print 5 ()
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #759 and
IHL Cat. #1402

 
源義家
Minamoto no Yoshiie
Print 7 (七)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #496

 
菅原道真公
Michizane Sugawara
Print 11 (十一)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)

菅原道真公
Michizane Sugawara
Print 12 (十二)
April 1889
(明治廿二 四月)
IHL Cat. #582

袈裟御前
Kesa Gozen
Print 12 (十二)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #503

  袈裟御前
Kesa Gozen
Print 12 (十二)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #950


佐藤嗣信
Sato Tsuginobu
Print 14
(十四)
May 21, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿一日)
IHL Cat. #1300


北条泰時
Hōjō Yasutoki
Print 25 (廿五)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
IHL Cat. #611

菊池武光
Takemitsu Kikuchi
Print 25 (廿五)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #1398

上杉虎千代
Uesugi Torachiyo
Print 28
(廿八)
1888
(明治廿一)
IHL Cat. #476
IHL Cat. #584
(with blue/green border)


徳川竹千代
 Tokugawa Takechiyo
Print 31
(卅一)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
IHL Cat. #1037

織田信長
Oda Nobunaga
Print 32 (卅二)
  December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)
IHL Cat. #780
 
豊臣秀康
Toyotumi Hideyasu
Print 34 (三十四)
1886
(明治十九年)
[note: the Table of Contents shows and incorrect title of
越前少将 Echizen Shōshō]
IHL Cat. #1293

細川幽斎
Hosokawa Yūsai
Print 35 (三十五)
1886
(明治十九年)


物徂徠
Butsu Sorai
Print 39 (三十九)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #880 and
IHL Cat. #1397


塙保己一
Hanawa Hokiichi
Print 41 (四十一)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #583

徳川慶喜
Tokugawa Yoshinobu
Print 44 (四十四)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #1068

福地源一郎
Genichiro Fukuchi
Print 45 (四十五)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
IHL Cat. #881


Sixteen Prints Contributed by Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908)

 
楠正成
Kusunoki Masashige
Print 21 
(廿一)
August 1888
(明治廿 八月)
IHL Cat. #965


名和長年
Nawa Nagatoshi
Print 23 (廿三)
August 1888
(明治廿
一年 八月) 


児島高徳

Kojima Takanori
Print 24 (廿四)
August 1888
(明治廿
八月)
IHL Cat. #1403

楠正行
Kusunoki Masatsura
Print 26 (
廿六)
August 1888
(明治廿年 八月) 


山内一豊妻
Yamanouchi Kazutoyo
no tsuma
Print 29 (廿九)
August 1888
(明治廿一年 八月)
IHL Cat. #599

片桐正一
Katagiri Shōichi (Katagiri Katsumoto)
Print 36 (卅六)
October 1888
(明治廿一年 十月)

農弥作
Farmer Yasaku
Print 38 (卅八)
June 1889
(明治廿二年 六月)
IHL Cat. #478

新井白石
Arai Hakuseki
Print 43
(四十三)
November 1888
(明治廿一年 六月)
IHL Cat. #841

 
大石良雄
Ōishi Yoshio
Print not numbered
July 1890
(明治廿三年 七月)
IHL Cat. #951

丹後局

Tango no Tsubone
Print not numbered
September 1890

(明治廿三年 九月)


高山彦九郎
Takayama Hikokurō
Print not numbered
September 1890

(明治廿三年 月)
IHL Cat. #1294

木戸翠香院
Kido Suik
ō-in
Print not numbered
October 1890

(明治廿三年
月)
IHL Cat. #1031

 
佐野常世
Sano Tsuneyo
Print not numbered
November 1890

(明治廿三年
月)
IHL Cat. #1400

三條實美公
Sanjō Sanetomi
Print not numbered
November 1890

(明治廿三年
月)
IHL Cat. #1035

高杉晋作
Takasugi Shinsaku
Print not numbered
November 1890

(明治廿三年
月)
IHL Cat. #1399

塙保己一
Hanawa Hokiichi
Print not numbered
November 1890

(明治廿三年
月)
IHL Cat. #1296

Thirteen Prints Contributed by Inoue Tankei (1864-1889)


大納言行成
Dainagon Yukinari
Print 4 (四)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #1402

赤染衛門
Akazome Emon
Print 6 (六)
May 21, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿一日)
IHL Cat. #1295

兆殿司
Chōdensu
(釈氏妙澤

Shakushi Myotaku)
Print 8 (八)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #952

高倉帝仕丁
Emperor Takakura’s
Palace Servants
Print 10 (十)
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #1070


佛御前
Hotoke Gozen
Print 11 (十一)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #866
IHL Cat. #963 (with blue/green border)

静御前
Shizuka Gozen
Print 15
(十五)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #479
IHL Cat. #757
(with blue/green border)
 
青砥藤綱
Aoto Fujitsuna
Print 19 (十九)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #615 (with blue/green border)
IHL Cat. #1167 (with brown/green border)

村上義光
Murakami Yoshiteru
 Print 21 (廿一)*
December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)
*shares the same print number with the below print Soga Brothers
IHL Cat. #1032

 
曾我兄弟
Soga Brothers
Print 21
(廿一)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
*shares the same print number with the above print Murakami Yoshimitsu

曾我兄弟
Soga Brothers
Print 21
(廿一)
April 1889
(明治廿二年 四月)
IHL Cat. #622
Note: new blocks were made for this April 1889 print which carries the same information in the scroll as the October 1885 print

毛利松寿丸
Mori Shōjumaru
Print 27 (廿七)
April 1889
(明治廿二年 四月)
IHL Cat. #964
 
秋子ハ熊本
Akiko of Kumamoto
Print 46
(四十六)
1886
(明治廿九年)
IHL Cat. #479


田中鶴吉
Tanaka Tsurukichi
Print 48 (四十八)
February 1889
(明治廿二年 月)
IHL Cat. #758

Five Prints Contributed by Taiso Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)

 
伊企儺
Ikina
Print 1 (壱)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
IHL Cat. #921

Ikina from the series Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition
伊企儺
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
IHL Cat. #1265

 
藤原在衡
Fujiwara no Arihira
Print 9 (九)
December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月廿 五日)
IHL Cat. #1069

 

富田信高
Tomita Nobutaka
Print 31 (三十一)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)


 

 羽柴秀吉
Hashiba Hideyoshi
Print 33 (三十三)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #712 


Two Prints Contributed by Yōshū Chikanobu (1838-1912)



阪額女
Hangaku-jo
Print 16
(十六)
May 13, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 十日)
IHL Cat. #840 

ちか子
Chikako
Print 42 (四十)
April 1886
(明治十九年
四月)


One Print Contributed by Toyohara Kunichika (1835–1900)


秋色
Shūshiki
Print 37
(卅七)
December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)
IHL Cat. #598


One Print Contributed by Utagawa Kuniaki II (1835-1888)


 友千鳥
Tomochidori
Print 40
(四十)
1886
(明治廿九年)


Table of Contents, List of Fifty Prints

Notes:
1. The Tokyo Metropolitan Library displays all fifty prints shown in the table of contents sheet, along with the table of contents sheet.  While the table of contents sheet is not dated, it lists three prints whose bottom margin cartouche displays a date of November 1890, indicating the table of contents sheet was created after November 1890.  While it is understandable why the five re-issued (replacement) prints (see table below), which duplicated previously issued titles, were left off the table of contents, it is not clear why three original designs all dated 1886 (one by Tankei and two by Chikanobu) were left off, or why Chikanobu's name is not included in the list of artists that appears on the top scroll of the table of contents sheet.

2. Kanji characters in () are alternate forms of the more commonly used character, as used in the table of contents.

Position in table of contents Print no. appearing on print
Title in Kanji
 Title Translation
 Artist  Date  Notes
1 1
[
]
 伊企儺          Ikina  Yoshitoshi  October 26, 1885  reissued, date known, using modified design
2 2
[二]
 上毛野形名    Kamitsukenu Katana  Kiyochika  May 27, 1886  
3 3
[三]
 小野道風       Ono no Tōfū  Kiyochika  May 21, 1886  
4 4
[四]
 大納言行成    Dainagon Yukinari  Tankei  1886  
5 5
[五]
 小式部内侍  
 Koshikibu no Naishi  Kiyochika  1886  
6 6
[六]
 赤染衛門      Akazome Emon  Tankei  May 21, 1886
 
7  12
[
十二]
 菅原道真公    Michizane Sugawara  Kiyochika  October 26, 1885  reissued in April 1889 using new design
8 8
[
八]
 兆殿司        Chōdensu  Tankei  1886  
9 9
[
九]
 藤原在衡    
 Fujiwara no Arihira  Yoshitoshi  December 25, 1885  
10
10
[
十]
 高倉帝仕丁    Emperor Takakura’s
 Palace Servants
 Tankei  1886  
11
7
[
七]
 源義家         Minamoto no Yoshiie  Kiyochika  1886  
12
12
[
十二]
 袈裟御前      Kesa Gozen  Kiyochika  December 1885
 reissued, date known, using modified design
13
11
[
十一]
 佛御前        Hotoke Gozen  Tankei  December 1885  
14
14
[
十四]
 佐藤嗣信      Sato Tsugunobo  Kiyochika  May 21, 1886  
15
 15
[
十五]
 静御前     
 Shizuka Gozen  Tankei  December 1885  
16
none
 丹後局     
 Tango no Tsubone  Toshikata
 September 1890  
17
21
[
廿一]
 曾我兄弟  Soga Brothers
 Tankei  October 26, 1885
 reissued in April 1889 using new design
18
none  佐野常世(丗)  Sano Tsuneyo  Toshikata  November 1890
 
19
19
[十九] 
 青砥藤綱   
 Aoto Fujitsuna  Tankei
 December 1885  
20 25
[十]
 北条(條)泰時  Hōjō Yasutoki  Kiyochika  October 26, 1885
 
21 21
[廿一]
 楠正成        Kusunoki Masashige  Toshikata  August 1888
 
22
21
[廿一]
 村上義光     Murakami Yoshiteru  Tankei  December 25, 1885  
23
23
[廿]
 名和長年  
 Nawa Nagatoshi  Toshikata  August 1888
 
24
24
[廿]
 児島高徳  
 Kojima Takanori  Toshikata  August 1888
 
25
25
[廿]
 菊池武光    Takemitsu Kikuchi  Kiyochika  1886  
26 26
[廿]
 楠正行      Kusunoki Masatsura  Toshikata  August 1888
 
27  27
[廿]
 毛利松寿丸  Mori Shōjumaru  Tankei  April 1889
 
28 28
[廿]
 上杉虎千代   Uesugi Torachiyo  Kiyochika  1888
 
29 29
[廿]
 山内一豊妻   Yamanōchi Kazutoyo  no tsuma  Toshikata
 August 1888
 
30
31
[三十
一]
 徳川竹千代
 Tokugawa Takechiyo  Kiyochika  October 25, 1885
 
31 31
[三十一]
 富田信高
 Tomita Nobutaka
 Yoshitoshi  December 1885
 
32 32
[三十]
 織田信長  Obu Nobunaga
 Kiyochika  December 25, 1885
 
33 33
[三十]
 羽柴秀吉  Hashiba Hideyoshi
 Yoshitoshi  December 1885
 
34
34
[三十]
 織田信長  Toyotomi Hideyasu
 Kiyochika  1886 often incorrectly titled
越前少将 "Echizen Shōshō"
35 35
[三十]
 細川幽斎  Hosokawa Yūsai  Kiyochika  1886  
36 36
[三十]
 片桐正一  Katagiri Shoichi  Toshikata  October 1888
 
37 37
[三十]
 秋色
 Shūshiki  Kunichika  December 25, 1885
 
38 38
[三十]
 農弥作  Farmer Yasaku  Toshikata  June 1889
 
39  39
[三十]
 物徂徠  Butsu Sorai  Kiyochika  1886  
40 none  大石良雄  Ōishi Yoshio  Toshikata  July 1890
 
41 40
[四十]
 友千鳥  Tomochidori  Kuniaki II
 1886  
42 41
[四十]
 塙保己一
 Hanawa Hokiichi  Kiyochika  1886
reissued in November 1890 - new design by Toshikata
43
43
[四十]
 新井白石  Arai Hakuseki  Toshikata  November 1888
 
44 none
 高杉晋作
 Takasugi Shinsaku  Toshikata  November 1890
 
45 none  高山彦九郎  Takayama Hikokurō  Toshikata  September 1890
 
46 44
[四十]
 徳川慶喜  Tokugawa Yoshinobu  Kiyochika  1886  
47  45
[四十]
 福地源一郎  Genichiro Fukuchi  Kiyochika  October 26, 1885
 
48  none  木戸翠香院  Kido Suikō-in  Toshikata  October 1890
 
 49
48
[四十八]
 田中鶴吉  Tanaka Tsurukichi  Tankei  February 1889
 
50 none  三條實美公  Sanjō Sanetomi  Toshikata  November 1890
 

Three Prints Not Listed in Original Table of Contents and Five Replacement Prints


Position in table of contents Print no. appearing on print 
Title in Kanji
 Title Translation
 Artist  Date  Notes
not listed 46
[
(四十六]
 秋子ハ熊  Akiko of Kumamoto  Tankei  1886 It is unknown why this print was not included in the original table of contents sheet.
not listed  16
[十六]
 阪額女  Hangaku-jō  Chikanobu  May 13, 1886 It is unknown why this print was not included in the original table of contents sheet. 
not listed  42
[
二]
 ちか子  Chikako  Chikanobu  April 1886 It is unknown why this print was not included in the original table of contents sheet. 
 42 none  塙保己一  Hanawa Hokiichi  Toshikata  November 1890
A replacement and new design for Kiyochika's 1886 design.
 7 12
十二]
 菅原道真公  Michizane Sugiwara
 Kiyochika
 April 1889
A replacement and new design for Kiyochika's October 1885 design.
 12 12
十二]
 袈裟御前
 Kesa Gozen  Kiyochika  December 1885
A replacement and new design for Kiyochika's original design.  Both the replacement and original design carry the same date.
 17 21
[廿一]
 曾我兄弟  Soga Brothers  Tankei  April 1889 A replacement and new design for Tankei's October 1885 design. 
 1 1
[
壹]
 伊企儺  Ikina  Yoshitoshi  October 25, 1885
A replacement and new design for Yoshitoshi's original design.  Both the replacement and original design carry the same date.

The 1902 Re-issue

Not all the designs were re-issued in 1902 and it is unknown if that was due to loss or damage to blocks or other reasons.  So far I have identified 41 re-issued designs, thumbnails of which are shown below.

Prints by Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)

 
上毛野形名
Kamitsukenu Katana
Print 2 (二)
Originally published
May 27, 1886

(明治十九年 五月 廿日)
IHL Cat. #602
 
 小野道風
Ono no Tōfū
Print 3 (三)
Originally published
May 21, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿一日)
IHL Cat. #574
 
小式部内侍
Koshikibu no Naishi
Print 5 (五)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)
 
源義家
Minamoto no Yoshiie
Print 7 (七)*
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)

 
-1902 version unknown-




菅原道真公
Michizane Sugawara
Print 11 (十一)
Originally published
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)

-1902 version unknown-




菅原道真公
Michizane Sugawara
Print 12 (十二)
Originally published
April 1889
(明治廿二 四月)
 
-1902 version unknown-




袈裟御前
Kesa Gozen
Print 12 (十二)
Originally published December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)

袈裟御前
Kesa Gozen
Print 12 (十二)
Originally published December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
IHL Cat. #573

 
 
佐藤嗣信
Sato Tsuginobu
Print 14 (十四)
Originally published
May 21, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿一日)
IHL Cat. #575

北条泰時
Hōjō Yasutoki
Print 25 (廿五)
Originally published
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日) 
 
菊池武光
Takemitsu Kikuchi
Print 25 (廿五)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)

 
上杉虎千代
Uesugi Torachiyo
Print 28 (廿八)
Originally published
1888
(明治廿一)

 
徳川竹千代
 Tokugawa Takechiyo
Print 31 (卅一)
Originally published
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)

織田信長
Oda Nobunaga
Print 32 (卅二)
Originally published   December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)

 
越前少将
Echizen Shōshō
(豊臣秀康

Toyotumi Hideyasu)
Print 34 (三十四)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)
 
細川幽斎
Hosokawa Yūsai
Print 35 (三十五)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)


 

-1902 version unknown-


物徂徠
Butsu Sorai
Print 39 (三十九)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)



-1902 version unknown-


塙保己一
Hanawa Hokiichi
Print 41 (四十一)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)
 
徳川慶喜
Tokugawa Yoshinobu
Print 44 (四十四)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)



-1902 version unknown-

福地源一郎
Genichiro Fukuchi
Print 45 (四十五)
Originally published
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)





楠正成
Kusunoki Masashige
Print 21 
(廿一)
Originally published
August 1888
(明治廿 八月)

 
名和長年
Nawa Nagatoshi
Print 23 (廿三)
Originally published
August 1888
(明治廿
一年 八月)


児島高徳
Kojima Takanori
Print 24 (廿四)
Originally published
August 1888
(明治廿
 八月) 



楠正行
Kusunoki Masatsura
Print 26 (
廿六)
Originally published
August 1888
(明治廿年 八月)


山内一豊妻
Yamanouchi Kazutoyo
no tsuma
Print 29 (廿九)
Originally published
August 1888
(明治廿一年 八月)
 
 
片桐正一
Katagiri Shoichi
(秀頼
Hideyori)
Print 36 (卅六)
Originally published
October 1888
(明治廿一年 十月)
 
農弥作
Farmer Yasaku
Print 38 (卅八)
Originally published
June 1889
(明治廿二年 六月)
 
 
新井白石
Arai Hakuseki
Print 43 ( 四十三)
Originally published
November 1888
(明治廿一年 六月)

 
大石良雄
Ooishi Yoshio
Print not numbered
Originally published
July 1890

(明治廿三年 七月)
 
丹後局
Tango no Tsubone
Print not numbered
Originally published
September 1890
(明治廿三年 九月)


-1902 version unknown-

 高山彦九郎
Takayama Hikokurō
Print not numbered
Originally published
September 1890
(明治廿三年 九月) 
 

-1902 version unknown-

木戸翠香院
Kido Suik
ō-in
Print not numbered
Originally published
October 1890

(明治廿 
月)

 
 
佐野常世
Sano Tsuneyo
Print not numbered
Originally published
November 1890

(明治廿 
月)


-1902 version unknown-

 
三條實美公
Sanjō Sanetomi
Print not numbered
Originally published
November 1890

(明治廿 
月)
 

高杉晋作
Takasugi Shinsaku
Print not numbered
Originally published
November 1890
(明治廿 
月)
 
塙保己一
Hanawa Hokiichi
Print not numbered
Originally published
November 1890

(明治廿 
月)



 
大納言行成
Dainagon Yukinari
Print 4 (四)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)
IHL Cat. #601
 
赤染衛門
Akazome Emon
Print 6 (六)
Originally published
May 21, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 廿一日)
 
兆殿司
Chōdensu
(釈氏妙澤

Shakushi Myotaku)
Print 8 (八)
1886
(明治十九年)
 
高倉帝仕丁
Emperor Takakura’s
Palace Servants
Print 10 (十)
Originally published
1886
(明治十九年)

 

佛御前
Hotoke Gozen
Print 11 (十一)
Originally published
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)

静御前
Shizuka Gozen
Print 15 (十五)
Originally published
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)


-1902 version unknown-
 

青砥藤綱
Aoto Fujitsuna
Print 19 (十九)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)

村上義光
Murakami Yoshiteru
 Print 21 (廿一)
Originally published
December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)

 

-1902 version unknown-

 曾我兄弟

Soga Brothers
Print 21 (廿一)
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)

曾我兄弟
Soga Brothers
Print 21 (廿一)
Originally published
April 1889
(明治廿二年 四月)
IHL Cat. #600
 
毛利松寿丸

Mori Shōjumaru
Print 27 (廿七)
Originally published
April 1889
(明治廿二年 四月)
 

-1902 version unknown-

秋子ハ熊本
Akiko of Kumamoto
Print 46 (四十六)
1886
(明治廿九年)


 

-1902 version unknown-


田中鶴吉 
Tanaka Tsurukichi
Print 48 (四十八)
February 1889

(明治廿二年 月)





 
伊企儺
Ikina
Print 1 (壱)
Originally published
October 26, 1885
(明治十八年 十月 廿日)
 
藤原在衡
Fujiwara no Arihira
Print 9 (九)
Originally published
December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)
 
富田信高
Tomita Nobutaka
Print 31 (三十一)
Originally published
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)
 


-1902 version unknown-
 
 羽柴秀吉
Hashiba Hideyoshi
Print 33 (三十三)
December 1885
(明治十八年 十二月)



 

-1902 version unknown-

 
阪額女
Hangaku-jo
Print 16 (
)
May 13, 1886
(明治十九年 五月 十日)






-1902 version unknown-


ちか子

Chikako
Print 42 ()
April 1886
(明治十九年 
)



 
秋色
Shūshiki
Print 37 (卅七)
Originally published
December 25, 1885
(明治十八年 十二月 廿五日)


Prints by Utagawa Kuniaki II (1835-1888)

 
友千鳥
Tomochidori
Print 40 (四十)
Originally published
1886

(明治廿九年)


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