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Kabuki theater program (tsuji banzuke)

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Tsuji banzuke advertising the kabuki drama "Kaki tsubata tamuke no hanakawado" that was staged at the Kawarazaki Theater (Edo) from the 17th day of the 3rd lunar month of Kaei 3 (1850). Published by Ogawa Hansuke.

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Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1850 (Kaei 3), 3rd month

Dimensions

Image: 32 x 41.4 cm (12 5/8 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1553

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

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Asia

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