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Yoshiiku: Widow Follows Husband -Tokyo Nichinichi Shinbun

Yoshiiku: Widow Follows Husband -Tokyo Nichinichi Shinbun

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Color newspaper insert from issue #687. Widow kills child and self to follow husband executed for joining Saga Rebellion.

Some 115 prints are now associated with the Tokyo nichinichi shinbun series, the majority of them by Ikkeisai Yoshiiku. These were color inserts in certain editions of the newspaper, created in order to boost sales. The prints usually told of unusual, salacious and violent incidents.


Publisher: Gusokuya Kahei 

Size: 35.4 x 23.8 cm 

Condition: Good impression and color, some stains. Margins as shown, not backed. 

Date: 1875