#19 – The old warrior Tomobayashi Rokuro Mitsuhira
Yamato Shimbun #464
Kinsei Jimbutsushi - Lives of Modern People
April 25, 1888
Oban (9 3/8" X 13 7/8")
Embossing on the cartouche, burnishing on the black armor; backed
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.