Posted by Guy Pepermans (22.214.171.124) on April 22, 2014 at 16:15:39:
In Reply to: Name of Kabuki actors posted by EBG on April 21, 2014 at 22:35:18:
The actor in the oshi-e at the left is Ichikawa Shinsha I (1821-78) who took this name in 1845.
At the right, making joint sheets, is an oshi-e from the series 'Oiran dôchû sugata' (Presentation at the great oiran parade)．As far I can read, this girl seems to be from the Toshimaya ('Toshimaya uchi Ukurishi (?) tama' or 'Courtsesan Ukurishi from the Toshima house'). Both prints, published in Kyoto, date probably from the mid 1840s.
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