#19 – The old warrior Tomobayashi Rokuro Mitsuhira
Yamato Shimbun #464
Kinsei Jimbutsushi - Lives of Modern People
April 25, 1888
Oban (10" X 14 1/2")
Embossing on the cartouche, burnishing on the black armor
Prints in this series were issued as supplements to issues of the Yamato Newspaper.
Mitsuhira was a priest and a man of letters whose conferences were attended by many scholars. The Shogunate grew suspicious and had him arrested and beheaded.