Vol. 50 – Watanabe Yasuyoshi and Tsukioka Taito with a banner for the Sun Goddess at an incident in April 1872
Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun – Tokyo Daily News
Oban (9 1/4" X 14 1/4")
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