Re: boshin war satire

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Posted by manuD ( on June 12, 2022 at 08:18:41:

In Reply to: Re: boshin war satire posted by francis on June 11, 2022 at 20:20:00:

Since the print shows a tug-of-war between members of the Taira and Minamoto clans (resp. left and right) during the Genpei war, which was a civil war, one should perhaps understand it as ridiculising the two factions in the Boshin war in a covert way (because of the Tokugawa ban on depicting contemporary events).

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