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1 Courtier visiting court ladies
Unsigned
2 Re – Courtier at a gate under maple leaves
Ise Monogatari

Shunsho
3 Children in a castle celebrating Boy's Day
Shunei
4 Ichikawa Sansho (Danjuro VII) as a chivalrous commoner in a bat-patterned kimono carrying a shakuhachi
Toyokuni I
5 Woman holding a baby on her shoulder
Toyokuni II
6 Hara Station – Woman wringing out her kimono after a rainstorm
Eisen
7 #46 – Nakatsugawa
Travelers crossing a bridge and passing through rice fields

Hiroshige
8 Shinanoya Ohan (holding a baby) and Obiya Choemon
Kunisada
9 #9 – Matsuchiyama
(Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Miuraya Agemaki

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
10 Left: Actor as Sangobei
Center: (Ichikawa Danjuro VIII) as Katsuma Gengoro
Right: (Onoe Baiko IV) as Sakuraya Koman

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
11 Portraits of Ichikawa Ichizo and Ichikawa Shinsha
View of Fuji seen from Meguro

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 53 Stations: Yoshiwara
Left: (Nakamura Fukusuke) as Nagoya Sanza
Right: (Ichikawa Ichizo III) as Fuwa Banzaemon

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Kumesabu (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Hakata Kojoro
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Kakitsu (Ichimura Kakitsu) as Izutsuya Shinsuke
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Iwai Kumesaburo III as Edo Murasaki no Somegoro
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Procession at Kakegawa
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Hikiroku's daughter Hamaji
Kunisada II
18 Asakusa Kannon Kaicho Miyake – Displaying the Asakusa Kannon statue
Sadahide
19 Bansho Shashin Zufu – Photographic Images of All Creation
A picture book of the coastal areas of Japan

Sadahide
20 Peacock and peony blossoms
Hicho
21 (Jitsukawa Ensaburo) as Ishidome Bunsuke
Hirosada
22 Act VIII
Left: Arashi Rikan III as a Yakko Shikazo
Right: Jitsukawa Ensaburo as Nagoya Sanza

Hirosada
23 Arashi Tokusaburo IV as Hangari
Hironobu
24 #723 – A silk merchant caught between his mistress and the geta shop widow he lives with
Yoshiiku
25 Fune ga atariso – I want to ride a boat
Kunichika
26 Nakamura Sojuro as Okame
Kunichika
27 Chapter 47 – Agemaki
Kunichika
28 Left: Sawamura Gennosuke IV as Sarashina's lady-in-waiting and Nakamura Shikan IV as the god of Togakushi Mountain
Center: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Sarashinahime who is actually the high-ranking demon woman of Togakushi Mountain
Right: Ichikawa Sadanji as Shogun Taira Koremore

Kunichika
29 7 p.m. – Woman cutting a plum branch
Yoshitoshi
30 "Better a Shattered Vessel of Jade than an Unknown Piece of Pottery" - Mushiro Tama To Natte Kudake Nanzo Yoku Kawara Mattaku. Yamada Fujidayu fighting with Menju Katsusuke Terukage
Toyonobu
31 Kesa Gozen about to cut off her hair
Onna Shimbun (Women's Newspaper) #15

Seisojo
32 Bairei Hyakucho Gafu - 100 Birds by Bairei
Bairei
33 Newly Published Collection of Masks - Shimpan Men Zukushi
Kunitoshi
34 View of Edo Bridge from Nihon Bridge
Kunitoshi
35 The Flourishing Pleasure Quarters - Zensei Kaku no Nigiwai
Chikanobu
36 Hatakeyama Shigetada battling the Brave Woman Tomoe Gozen - Awazu Hara Kasen - Battle at Awazugahara
Chikanobu
37 Women and Girls Viewing the Doll's Day Display - Hina Haiken
Chikanobu
38 Left - Iwai Matsunosuke as Ohatsu
Center - Nakamura Fukusuke as Lady Onoe and Ichikawa ___ as the messenger Danjo
Right - Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Tsubone Iwafuji

Kunimasa (Kunisada III)
39 Women and Young Girl Celebrating Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)
Unsigned
40 Chapter 23 - Hatsune (The First Warbler)
Gekko
41 A Pair of Quail
Gekko
42 Great Battle in the streets of Gyuso (Newchwang) during the Sino - Japanese War
Kokunimasa
43 Girls tucking up their kimono to play
Shuntei (Miyagawa)
44 Kosode Soga
Kogyo (Tsukioka)
45 Sunset at Higashi-cho in Hirakata
Hasui
46 Sharaku;
Sharaku's Japanese Theater Prints

Juzo Suzuki
47 The Hokusai Sketchbooks;
Hokusai

James A. Michener

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