Arts and Designs of Japan
August Selection August 2018

Artist Yoshiiku
Title Vol. 50 – Watanabe Yasuyoshi and Tsukioka Taito with a banner for the Sun Goddess at an incident in April 1872
Series Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun – Tokyo Daily News
Date September 1874
Publisher Gusokuya
Format Oban (9 1/4" X 14 1/4")
Comment Thin backing
This type of print was issued as a supplement to the newspaper. Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun started in 1872 and began the first home delivery in the world in 1875.The incident depicted here was an uprising of farmers, disenfranchised samurai and priests.
See an excellent, detailed description of this print at http://www.nishikie.com/stories/TNS-0050_details.html
Price $200.
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