Shôkon Shrine (Shôkonsha) is the former name of the Yasukuni Shrine (Yasukuni jinja); the name was changed in 1879.
Yoshitoshi giga 芳年戯画
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1881 (Meiji 14), January 6
Yasukuni Jinja Yûshûkan, Tôkyô meisho nishiki-e ten (1986), #18; other prints in the series: Miyao, Nihon no giga (1967), pp. 191-2
Horizontal chûban; 17.6 x 22.8 cm (6 15/16 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper