Left: Nakamura Shikan IV as the entertainer Narikoma Kanji
Center: Onoe Kikugoro V as the entertainer Otowa Senkichi and Bando Hikosaburo V as Yukyaku (playboy) Yaegaki Shinsui
Right: Ichikawa Sadanji as Yukyaku (playboy) Matsukawa Takaware
Sanja Matsuri Tomoe no Chochin
June 12, 1876
Oban triptych (28 3/8" X 13 7/8")
Sheets backed and attached
The strange combinations of the Meiji Era – Western style haircuts, hats and an umbrella worn with kimono. The two "playboys" have names that read "salary" and "big ego."