Re: unknown toy print


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on January 16, 2021 at 21:50:22:

In Reply to: unknown toy print posted by FRANCIS on January 16, 2021 at 14:56:29:

The artist is Kobayashi Ikuhide, here indicated by his legal name, Kobayashi Eijirō 小林英次郎. Above his name is his address, which matches the one given in the colophon of this charming little children's book illustrated by Ikuhide:

https://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/1919634

The publisher, given top-left as "Higuchi-han" 樋口板", appears to be Higuchi Shintarō 樋口鋠太郎 -- the address given at bottom left matches that given for that of Higuchi Shintarō as given by Marks, [Nihonbashi] Bakurochō Nichōme 7-banchi [日本橋]馬喰町二丁目七番池.

The date, as manuD notes, is given as Meiji 15.

-A


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