||Onoe Kikugoro V as Dochushi Hatsuzo in a play about the eruption of Mt. Bandai|
||Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi|
||September 10, 1888|
||Oban triptych (28 1/4" X 14 1/4")|
||Mica on the black background |
The play seems to take place at an onsen – the hotspring is pictured in the circle on the left and the actor is in a yukata. Mt. Bandai erupted on July 15, 1888, completely changing the local landscape and killing 461 people.