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1 Chapter 32 – Umegae
Masanobu
2 O – Old man seated by a hibachi writing in a book
Shunsho
3 Courtesans Sayokinu, Sugatamo, Tamanoi and Katsuyama of the Yotsume House
Vol. II, sheets 8 & 9 of the book Seiro Bijin Awase Sugata Kagami – A Mirror of the Forms of Rival Beauties of the Green Houses

Shigemasa and Shunsho
5 Ichimei Hakkenden: Setsubai Hodan Inu no Soshi, Vol. 5
Woman holding a dog and another woman with a sword

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
6 (Ichikawa Ebizo V) as Musashibo Benkei
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
7 Left: Actors as Banzuin Chobei and Teranishi Kanshin
Center: (Kawarazaki Gonjuro) as Shirai Gompachi
Right: Actor as Shirae ___zaemon

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
8 Chapter 4 – Yugao
Woman reading a love letter leaning on a go board

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
9 #6 – Tsubosakadera in Yamato
Sukaru Koshibe catching the Thunder God with the help of Kannon

Toyokuni III & Hiroshige II
10 #8 – Hasedera in Yamato
Nakatomi Nobuchika sleeps while a crow catches a snake

Toyokuni III & Hiroshige II
11 (Kawarazaki Gonjuro) as Izuya Yosa
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 Shinsui (Bando Hikosaburo V)
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Shisen (Ichikawa Danjuro IX) as Jihizo, who is actually Naoe Yamashiro
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Kazan (Seki Sanjuro III) as Nippon Daemon
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Ichikawa Monnosuke III as Takao IV
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Iwai Tojaku as Onna (the female) Kansuke
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 Firemen's Ri Brigade, 10th group
Asajigahara: Onoe Kikujiro II as the poor girl of the Lonely House

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
18 Left: (Ichikawa Kodanji IV) as the farmer Yoichibei
Right: (Kawarazaki Gonjuro) as Ono Sadakuro

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
19 (Kawarazaki Gonjuro) as Fuwa Banzaemon
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
20 (Ichikawa Ebizo V) as Kinugawa Tanizo
Hirosada
21 Left: (Mimasu Daigoro IV) as Chienai
Right: (Nakamura Utaemon IV) as Kiichi Hogen

Hirosada
22 (Arashi Rikaku II) as Zundohei
Kunishige
23 Memorial portrait of Onoe Kikugoro IV, who died June 28, 1860 at the age of 53
Unsigned
24 #851 – A man is haunted by the ghost of his brother-in-law who died in Taiwan
Yoshiiku
25 #813 – A boy, raised as a girl, marries and then cuts his hair
Yoshiiku
26 Bando Hikosaburo V as Jihizo, who is actually Naoe Yamashiro and Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Yokozo, who is actually Yamamoto Kansuke
Kunichika
27 Nakatsukawa Yuhan and Horibe Yasubei in battle
Sakata no Baba Adauchi no zu – Revenge at the Sakata Riding Grounds

Kunichika
28 (Sawamura Tossho II) as Shirafuji Genta
Kunichika
29 #60 – (Ichimura Kakitsu IV) as Gorota
Kunichika
30 Seki Sanjuro III as Sarutahiko
Kunichika
31 Otsuru of Shimbashi reading a book
Kunichika
32 Gathering of actors, musicians, sumo wrestlers, and geisha from Nihonbashi and Shinagawa upstairs in the Manrin building
Kunichika
33 Nakamura Shikan as Outa
Kunichika
34 Chapter 9 – Aoi (Hollyhock)
Women divers

Kunichika
35 Chapter 26 – Tokonatsu
Woman trying to get a baby to come under the mosquito netting

Kunichika
36 #20 – The fiancée of the Tokugawa Shogun Keiki
Yamato Shimbun #490

Yoshitoshi
37 The good woman's spirit praying in the waterfall
Yoshitoshi
38 Woman preparing to play a koto
Chikanobu
39 Soga Goro in the corridor of the mansion in Oiso
Chikanobu
40 Teikoku Taikan Heishiki – Imperial review of a military drill
Emperor Meiji on his white horse

Nobukazu
41 Asakusa Kinryuzan Kanzeon no zu – People visiting the Kannon Temple at Kinryuzan in Asakusa
Nobukazu
42 Shibai (Theater) – Kobikicho theater district
Woman and girl on a boat approaching the theaters

Gekko
43 Tsuki (Moon)
Umewaka

Gekko
44 Ryujin Shunkan – Shunkan in exile
Gekko
45 Chapter 34 – Wakana no jo (New Herbs, Part 1)
Gekko
46 Chapter 36 – Kashiwagi (The Oak Tree)
Gekko
47 Public inspection of the 7335 ton captured Chinese warship Chenyuen
Koitsu
48 Two crows flying
Unidentified

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