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Itís the left and center sheet of a kabuki triptych by Kunisada I, here signing "Kōchōrō Toyokuni ga".
Actors and roles (from left):
Fujikawa Kaju III, Nakayama Ichizō (or Nakamura Kantarō I), Ichikawa Danjūrō VIII
Nikki tsuma Karaginu (仁木妻空衣), Nikki Kawajirō (仁木川次郎), Ashikaga Jirō kimi
in the play "Genji moyō furisode hinagata" performed at the Ichimura theatre, Edo, in 9/1851. Censor seals are Kinugasa, Murata and "shita-uri"; publisher is Tsujiokaya Bunsuke.
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