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Yoshiiku: Couple Murders Peddler - Tokyo Nichinichi Shinbun

Yoshiiku: Couple Murders Peddler - Tokyo Nichinichi Shinbun

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Color newspaper insert from issue #919. A man and wife living in the mountains kill an itinerant peddler and take his money.

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 creases and stains. Margins as shown, not backed. 

Date: 1875

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