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Yoshitoshi - Postal Hochi Shimbun No. 449

Yoshitoshi - Postal Hochi Shimbun No. 449

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Yoshitoshi Tsukioka

This print is a newspaper supplement print or shinbun nishiki-e. These prints published interesting, or violent stories of the day. This is from the Postal Hochi Shimbun No. 449

The story is here that a flower arranger was amazed that her arrangement of plum blossoms actually started to bear fruit.

The Yūbin hōchi shinbun was a newspaper founded in June of 1873. In 1875, Yoshitoshi was hired to illustrate a wide variety of news subjects in full color. These prints were added as supplements, or furoku, for subscribers. This variety of print is referred to as Newspaper Nishiki-e" (新 聞 錦 絵, shinbun nishiki-e). 

Publisher: Kinshōdō (Kumagai)

Date: 1875

Condition: Very good color and impression, full borders, not backed.


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