Arts and Designs of Japan
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1 Courtiers covering their eyes
Unsigned
2 Segawa Kikunojo II
Ehon Butai Ogi (Picture Book of Stage Fans)

Buncho
3 Segawa Roko IV as the geisha Oshun
Toyokuni I
4 Fukuroi – Travelers passing by a roadside hut
Hiroshige
5 Act VII – Chushingura
Hiroshige
6 View from Ryogoku in the Eastern Capital
Hiroshige
7 Higo Province – Chinzei Hachiro Tametomo
Kuniyoshi
8 Kataoka Gacho (changing from Matsusuke) holding a lacquer stand
Kunisada
9 Woman walking in the snow
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
10 #82 – Poet Kotaikogu no Tayu
Woman holding a decorated maple branch

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
11 Chapter 17 – Eawase (The Picture Game)
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 Genji and women viewing cherry blossoms at night
Kigan Niwa no Yozakura – Returning geese over the cherry blossoms in the garden at night

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Saya – Procession along the Saya River
Yoshimori
14 Tanosuke (Sawamura Tanosuke III) as the Buddhist pilgrim Shozan
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 (Seki Sanjuro III) as Nippon Daemon
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 (Ichikawa Danzo VI) as Amakawaya Gihei
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 Fireman's Brigade "E", Group 5
Top: Ryudo (Lantern and constellation); Bottom left: Tatsukawa by Hiroshige II; Bottom right: Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Musashi Goro Sadayo

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
18 Chapter 17 – Eawase (The Picture Competition)
Kunisada II
19 Chapter 51 – Ukifune
Kunisada II
20 (Nakayama Nanshi II) as Tsukimasu
Kunishige
21 Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Sojuro and Arashi Rikan IV
Sadanobu II
22 Mimasu Daigoro IV as Gojogun Kanki, the half-brother of Watonai
Yoshitaki
23 Otani Shido as the magician Jiraiya
Yoshitaki
24 Kane (Metal) – Jitsukawa Ensaburo as Chubei
Yoshitaki
25 #781 – Two men from Tokyo, who think their crap is better, are forced by farmers to take it with them
Yoshiiku
26 #752 – Taiwanese submit to Japan's expeditionary forces
Yoshiiku
27 Botan (peony) – Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Danjuro no Shichi
Kunichika
28 Sanbangumi (Third Group) "Ki" Brigade
(Otani Tomoemon V) as Kikaku

Kunichika
29 #67 – Oji
Actor as Otsuyu

Kunichika
30 Onoe Kikugoro V as Tsuchigumo (the earth spider)
Kunichika
31 Namakubi Rokuzo watching a head fly through the air
Yoshitoshi
32 Takeda Kounsai on a hilltop
Yoshitoshi
33 Shimpan Ryomen Uma Zu – Newly Published Pictures of Horses
Kunitoshi
34 Man portraying a "normal face", a fox, a ghost, laughing, bored and one other
Kiyochika
35 Asajigahara – The young weaver
Chikanobu
36 #18 – Yukinro – The dutiful son praying for his father's health
Chikanobu
37 Women gathering spring herbs
Chikanobu
38 Oite Fukiage Kuji Jocho – Scene of an official hearing at Fukiage
Chikanobu
39 Yucho Ichikawa Keifu – The Excellent Lineage of the Ichikawa Family of Actors
Portraits of the nine generations of Ichikawa Danjuro actors in their most famous roles from the "18 Kabuki Plays"

Chikashige
40 Kato Kiyomasa looking for Mt. Fuji from Korea
Nobukazu
41 Woman with a letter viewing Shimbashi
Gekko
42 Nippon damashii, otokodate – The spirit of Japan, championing the underdog
Gekko
43 Chapter 26 – Tokonatsu (Wild carnations)
Court ladies playing sugoroku

Gekko
44 Chinese general Ye ZhiZhao with his Korean concubine retreating from the Japanese army during the Sino-Japanese War
Toshihide
45 Tamase – Blowing bubbles
Shuntei (Miyagawa)
46 #2 – Women having tea at a blossom viewing
Toshikata
47 Sawatari in Joshu (Gunma) in snow
Hiroaki
48 Morning glories in a pot
Koson

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