Title: 

The Storehouse of Loyalty - Chushingura

Date: 

1845

Publisher: 

Fuji-kei

Format: 

Half-plate

Number of Prints: 

5/12

References: 

Stewart

WebLinks: 

Tale of the 47 Ronin
The Forty-Seven Ronin (Chinshingura)

 

 


 

Act 2
Love scene between Konami and Rikiya, her mother listening from behind a screen. 


 

Act 3
Okaru, escorted by one of Yenya's servants with a lantern, whom she is dismissing, arrives at the bridge over the moat, carrying a letter-box containing her mistress's answer to Moronao, and which she wishes to give to Kampei to convey to Yenya with a request to hand it to Moronao. 


 

Act 7
Yuranosuke, blindfolded, coming down the steps from the veranda of the tea-house, after the tea-house girls; overhead a full moon.
 


 

Act 8
Tonase and Konami resting under the shade of a large tree overlooking the seashore, and admiring the fine view of Fuji. 


 

Act 9
Tonase preparing to take her daughter's life is arrested by hearing Honzo's pipe outside the gate of Yuranosuke's house. 

Act 11 - 2nd Episode
The ronin, headed by Yuranosuke and Rikiya, climbing up the snow-clad slope leading to their lord's tomb at Sengakuji Temple, and a priest squatting at the entrance.