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1 Yoshitsune and Benkei
Buncho (Yanagi)
2 Left - Sage crossing a bridge on horseback
Right - Man riding a dragon and holding out the sage's lost shoe

Buncho (Yanagi)
4 #81 - Ushimachi, Takanawa
Hiroshige
5 #25 - Yawata Station - Travelers Crossing a Foot Bridge
Hiroshige
6 Chiryu Station - Leading Horses in front of Tea Houses
Hiroshige
7 Left: Nakamura Karoku as Tsutaya Otsuru, Center: Arashi Rikan II as Hirai Gompachi, Right: Nakamura Tomijuro II as Komurasaki
Hokuei
8 The Kuruma Biki (Carriage Stopping) scene
Sakuramaru, Umeomaru and Matsuomaru stop Fujiwara Shihei's carriage

Sadahide
9 Ichikawa Danjuro as Courtesan
Kunisada
10 Iwai Shijaku as the Court Lady Yae and Iwai Kumesaburo II as Sakuramaru
Kunisada
11 Courtesan Reading a Love Letter on a boat at night
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 Shinsui V (Bando Hikosaburo V) as Onigatake Horaemon
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Kumesabu (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Akaboshi Juzaburo
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Shikan (Nakamura Shikan IV) as Shimobe Chienai, who is actually Kisanta
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Sukeroku
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Hakone Station - Iwai Hanshiro VII as Hatsuhana, praying under a waterfall
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 Yamamura, between Shirasuka Station and Futakawa Station
Ichikawa Saruzo I as Yoshitsune

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
18 Fukuroi Station
Arashi Rikan III as Tadanobu

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
19 Futakawa Station
Ichikawa Monosuke III as Kofuyu

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
20 Honjo, between Nissaka Station and Kakegawa Station
Gonpachi reading letter

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
21 Nakamura Shikan IV as the government official Katsumoto
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
22 #3 - Kowakadera
Shukawa Sadaiyu - Legend of the sick girl being cured by lotus seeds from an apparition of the Goddess Kannon

Hiroshige II and Kunisada
23 Yoshioka Kanefusa Battling 4 assailants
Kuniyoshi
24 Yoshiie Mikawa Zenji Ga Musume Ni . . .
Hachimantaro Yoshiie cuts off the corner of a go board with his sword, while Nareginu, Daughter of Mikawa Zenji, holds a Lantern and Abe no Muneto stands glowering outside

Kuniyoshi
25 Bando Hikosaburo V as Mashiba Hisayoshi and Nakamura Shikan IV as Takechi Mitsuhide
Unknown
26 Fukuroi Station - The Shogun's Procession
Kuniteru
27 Picture of the Steam Train running between Takanawa and Tokyo
Kuniteru
28 Lady Iwafuji battles the servant Ohatsu
Sadahiro II
29 Various actors as 18 Loyal Retainers in the snow at the Sakurada Gate of Edo Castle, in a play about the battles of the Imperial Restoration in January 1868.
Yoshitaki
30 Left: Onoe Kikugoro V as Sadaka and Nakamura Fukusuke as Hinadori
Right: Bando Kakitsu as Koganosuke and Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Daihanji

Kunichika
31 Left: Ichikawa Kodanji as Soga Goro and Bando Kakitsu as Soga Juro; Center: Sawamura Gennosuke as Keiseiya Otora and Ichikawa Sadanji as Asahina Saburo; Right: Nakamura Shikan IV as Kudo Suketsune and Onoe Kikugoro V as Kajiwara Kagetaka
Kunisada III
32 Chapter 18 - Matsukaze (The Wind in the Pines)
Gekko
33 Chapter 17 - Eawase (A Picture Contest)
Gekko
34 #5 - Miura Daisuke Yoshiaki (1093 - 1181) on Horseback outside Kinugasa Castle
Chikanobu
35 Shogatsu Ganjitsu Shoko Tojo Go Genkan Mae - A Scene of Low Ranking Officials gathered in front of the entryway to pay their respects to the Shogun on New Year's Day
Chikanobu
36 #84 - Cloth Beating Moon
Yoshitoshi
37 Top: Fuwa Banzaemon
Bottom: Actor from the past as Nagoya Sanza

Tadakiyo
38 Top: Actor from the past as Tawara Toda
Bottom: Soma Masakado

Tadakiyo
39 Top: Actor from the past as Kukai
Bottom: Suhama Sozu

Tadakiyo
40 Western Ships at Anchor
Zeshin
41 Woman Knitting
Kuchi-e for the novel Koren Bairen (Red Lotus, White Lotus)
Bungei Kurabu Volume 7, No.8

Hanko
42 Uzumaki - The Whirpool
Vol. 1 - Printed 11/14/1913
Vol. 2 - Printed 12/2/1913
Vol. 3 - Printed 12/31/1913
Supplementary Volume - Printed 2/5/1914

Kiyokata
43 Two Goldfish
Koson
44 Mt. Asahi seen from Mt. Shirouma
Hasui

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