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Shinkei sanjūrokkaisen. Sara Yashiki Okiku no rei [picture]
新形三十六怪撰 . 皿やしき於菊乃霊. [picture]
Bib ID 6186798
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Taiso, Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892 , artist
大蘇芳年 , 1839-1892, artist
 
Online Versions
Description Tōkyō : Sasaki Toyokichi. ; Meiji 23 [1890] 
東京 : 佐々木豊吉 ; 明治 23 [1890] 
1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 36 x 24 cm. 
Summary

The Japanese print depicts a young woman standing by a water well, looking sad and crying. The figure is very dim, showing she is a ghost. It is the image of 'Okiku' of 'Banchō Sara Yashiki', a famous ghost story.

Notes

Signature: Yoshitoshi.

Title from item.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151527010

NLA copy has the edge of the print for the publisher details half trimmed.

Subjects Ghosts -- Japan -- Pictorial works.  |  Legends -- Japan -- Pictorial works.

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