Posted by Plasmo (220.127.116.11) on August 02, 2018 at 09:17:31:
In Reply to: reading this Ukiyo e posted by Sylvester Boom on July 31, 2018 at 11:29:30:
The text reads as follows (furigana in parentheses):
A quick translation of the text into English:
"He was a Rônin from Hitachi province. When he was around Ikudama in Ôsaka, he was surrounded and captured by shogunate officials and committed suicide at the Kôryôzan temple (= today known as Shitennō-ji), so that his name became known all over the land. Then, a memorial stone for him was erected and placed next to the statue of Ganzai daishi (= better known as the monk Ryôgen)."
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