unknown meaning of print


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ukiyo-e Q & A ]

Posted by FRANCIS (88.161.198.9) on September 06, 2022 at 18:59:09:

https://ukiyo-e.org/image/waseda/201-3146

It seems to me the kid in the foreground wears a kimono with the kanjis ZEN and KOKU (?): the whole country. If I am right, I think this unsigned print is a satiric one about the Boshin war: The country is being won over a spinning top game.
What do you think?
Thanks a lot,
Francis


Follow Ups:



Post a Followup

Name:
Subject: unknown meaning of print

Comments:

Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ukiyo-e Q & A ]