The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Date: ~1835
Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tōbei (Kinkōdō)
Format: Horizonal ōban with three designs on each print
Number of Prints: 4/4
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.239 #3), Stewart, van Vleck (p.187-188), Albuquerque (696-697)

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Acts 1, 2 and 3
Act I (Daijo),
Act II (Nidanme),
and Act III (Sandanme)
大序 二段目 三段目
Acts 4, 5 and 6
Act IV (Yodanme),
Act V (Godanme),
and Act VI (Rokudanme)
四段目 五段目 六段目
Acts 7, 8 and 9
Act VII (Shichidanme),
Act VIII (Hachidanme),
and Act IX (Kudanme)
七段目 八段目 九段目
Acts 10 and 11
Act X (Jūdanme),
Act XI (Jūichidanme),
and the Incense-offering Scene (Shōkō-ba)
十段目 十一段目 焼香場

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō (Shōgendō)
Format: Horizonal aiban
Number of Prints: 12/12
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.242 #4 but prints not listed separately)

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#4.1
Act I (Daijo)
大序
#4.2
Act II (Nidanme)
二段目
#4.3
Act III (Sandanme)
三段目
#4.4
Act IV (Yodanme)
四段目
#4.5
Act V (Godanme)
五段目
#4.6
Act VI (Rokudanme)
六段目
#4.7
Act VII (Shichidanme)
七段目
#4.8
Act VIII (Hachidanme)
八段目
#4.9
Act IX (Kudanme)
九段目
#4.10
Act X (Jūdanme)
十段目
#4.11
Act XI (Jūichidanme)
十一段目
#4.12
Finale (Taibi)
大尾

Comical Parodies of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Mitate Kokkei Chūshingura)
見立滑稽忠臣蔵

Date: ~1830-31
Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyūdō)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 5/5
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.252 #26), Strange

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#26.1
Acts I, II, and III
大序ー三段目
#26.2
Acts III, IV, and V
三段目ー五段目
#26.3
Acts VI and VII
六段目ー七段目
#26.4
Acts VIII, IX, and X
八段目ー十段目
#26.5
Act XI
十一段目

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers in Toba-e style
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Date: 1835
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudō)
Format: Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ōban)
Number of Prints: 14/?
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.250 #58)

Ukiyo-e shūka 14 says twelve prints but there are fourteen here.

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p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act 1
(鳥羽絵) 大序
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act II
(鳥羽絵) 二段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act II
(鳥羽絵)二段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VI
(鳥羽絵) 六段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VII
(鳥羽絵) 七段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VII
(鳥羽絵) 七段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VII
(鳥羽絵) 七段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VII
(鳥羽絵) 七段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VII
(鳥羽絵) 七段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act VIII
(鳥羽絵) 八段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act IX
(鳥羽絵) 九段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act X
(鳥羽絵) 十段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act XI
(鳥羽絵) 十一段目
p.250 #58
Toba-e Cartoon: Act XI
(鳥羽絵) 十一段目

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Date: 1835-39
Publisher: Senichi
Format: Horizonal ōban
Number of Prints: 16/16
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.245 #50), Memorial Catalogue (83), Strange (Catalogue, Chapter VII), Stewart , van Vleck (p.185-187), Albuquerque (669-683)

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p.245 #50.1
Act I (Daijo)
大序
p.245 #50.2
Act II (Nidanme)
二段目
p.245 #50.3
Act III (Sandanme)
三段目
p.245 #50.4
Act IV (Yondanme)
四段目
p.245 #50.5
Act V (Godanme)
五段目
p.245 #50.6
Act VI (Rokudanme)
六段目
p.245 #50.7
Act VII (Shichidanme)
七段目
p.245 #50.8
Act VIII (Hachidanme)
八段目
p.245 #50.9
Act IX, Honzo Commits Suicide, and Yuranosuke Sets Off to Complete his Vengeance
九段目
p.245 #50.10
Act X (Jūdanme)
十段目
p.245 #50.11
Act XI, The Night Attack, Part 1: The Night Attack Advances (Jūichidanme ichi, youchi oshiyose)
十一段目一 夜討押寄
p.245 #50.12
Act XI, The Night Attack, Part 2: Breaking into the House
(Youchi ni, rannyū)
夜討二 乱入
p.245 #50.13
Act XI, The Night Attack, Part 3: Achieving the Goal
(Youchi san, honmō)
夜討三 本望
p.245 #50.14
Act XI, The Night Attack, Part 4: The Withdrawal
(Youchi yon, hikitori)
夜討四 引取
p.245 #50.15
Act XI, The Night Attack, Part 5: The Retreat across Ryōgoku Bridge
(Youchi yon, Ryōgoku hikitori)
夜討四(=五) 両国引取
p.245 #50.16
Act XI, The Night Attack, Part 6: Offering Incense
(Youchi roku, shōkō ba)
夜討六 焼香場

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Date: 1843-47
Publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
Format: Horizonal ōban
Number of Prints: 12/12
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.245 #49), Memorial Catalogue (196), Stewart , van Vleck (p.187)

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p.245 #49.
Act I, Wakasanosuke Confronts Moronao before the Entrance to the Hachiman Shrine in Kamakura
大序
p.245 #49.
Act II, Konami Brings Tea to Rikiya as Honzo Cuts the Branch of a Pine in Front of Wakasanosuke
二段目
p.245 #49.3
Act III, Kampei Chases a Group of Ruffians Away from Okaru before the Shogun's Palace
三段目
p.245 #49.4
Act IV, Yuranosuke Swears Revenge Outside his Master's Mansion in Edo
四段目
p.245 #49.
Act V, Sadakuro Counts the Stolen Gold
五段目
p.245 #49.6
Act VI, Kampei Returns Home as Okaru is Leaving for Kyoto
六段目
p.245 #49.7
Act VII, Yuranosuke Plays the Fool at the Ichiriki Teahouse in Kyoto
七段目
p.245 #49.8
Act VIII, Tonase and Konami Pass Mt. Fuji on Their Way to Find Rikiya
八段目
p.245 #49.9
Act IX, Honzo Prepares to Commit Suicide to Atone for his Complicity in Enya's Death
九段目
p.245 #49.10
Act X, One of the Ronin Prepares to Seize Osono, Gihei's Temporarily Estranged Wife, to Cut Off her Hair
十段目
p.245 #49.
Act XI, Part 1, The Night Attack on Moronao's Mansion
p.245 #49.
Act XI, Part 2, The Ronin Remeet at the Harbor at Takanawa to Travel Toward Sengaku Temple

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Date: 1845
Publisher: Fujiokaya Keijirō
Format: Chuban
Number of Prints: 9/12
References: Stewart

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Act 2
Act II
Act 3
Act III
Act 3
Act IV
Act 4
Act V
Act 5
Act VII
Act 8
Act VIII
Act 9
Act IX
Act 11 Part 1
Act XI Part I
Night Attack
Act 11 Part 2
Act XI Part II
The Place of Offering Incense

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)
忠臣蔵

Date: 1847-52
Publisher: Marusei
Format: Horizonal ōban
Number of Prints: 10/12
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.245 #52), Stewart

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p.245 #52.
Act I
大序
p.245 #52.
Act III
三段目
p.245 #52.4
Act IV
四段目
p.245 #52.5
Act V (Godanme)
五段目
p.245 #52.
Act VI
六段目
p.245 #52.
Act VII
七段目
p.245 #52.
Act VIII
八段目
p.245 #52.9
Act IX (Kudanme)
九段目
p.245 #52.
Act X (Jūdanme)
十段目
p.245 #52.
Act XI 2nd Episode: The Incense-offering Scene
(Shōkō ba)
焼香場

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers
(Chūshingura)

Date: 1847-52
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Sanoki) Kikakudō
Format: Koban
Number of Prints: 8/?

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Act 2
Act II (Nidan-me)
Act 3
Act III (Sandan-me)
Act 4
Act IV (Yodan-me)
Act 5
Act V (Godan-me)
Act 6
Act VI (Rokudan-me)
Act 7
Act VII (Nanadan-me)
Act 8
Act VIII (Hachidan-me)
End
The End (Taibi)

Triptychs

Triptych image
Revenge of the Loyal Retainers
(Gishi katakiuchi no zu)
The ronin assemble before the castle of Ko no Moronao before their attack.
Date: 1846
Publisher: Aritaya Kiyo-e mon

The Life of Yoshitsune
(Yoshitsune ichidai zue)
義経一代図絵

Date: 1832-34
Publisher: Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudō)
Format: Horizonal ōban
Number of Prints: 10/16
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.243 #85), Memorial Catalogue (82), Stewart , van Vleck (p.191-2), Albuquerque (710-717)
The series is ordered here according to that catalogued at the British Museum.

Ukiyo-e shūka 14 lists sixteen prints whereas the Memorial Catalogue lists only ten (as does Stewart, presumably taking his information from the Memorial Catalogue).

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#85.1
The Beginning: Tokiwa Gozen Wanders with Her Three Children (Hattan, Sanshi o tomonatte Tokiwa Gozen hyōrō su)
発端 三子を伴て常盤御前漂ろうす
#85.2
2 At Sōjō-ga-tani on Kurama Mountain, Ushiwakamaru Learns Swordplay from Strange Masters (Nikai, Kuramayama Sōjō-ga-tani ni oite Ushiwakamaru ijin yori kenpō o manabu)
二回 鞍馬山僧正が谷において牛若丸異人に剣法を学ぶ
#85.3
3 Yoshitsune's night-attack against the Taira army at Mount Mikusa (Migusa-yama gosen Yoshitsune Heijinbatsu yoru utsu)
#85.4
4 Yoshitsune Rushing Headlong at Hiyodorigoe in Ichinotani (Yoshitsune chiryaku Ichi-no-Tani Hiyodari-goe saka-otoshi)
#85.5
5 Taking the Shortcut, Yoshitsune Clambers up the Steep and Dangerous Precipice at Hiyodori Pass (Kandō ni omomuku yoshitsune hiyodorigoe no kenshun nansho o yojinoboru)
#85.6
6 Ise no Saburō Swears Loyalty to Ushiwakamaru (Ise no Saburō ga inka ni yadorite ushiwaka shūju no keiyaku su)
#85.7
7 Ushiwakamaru Stealthily Looks at the Secret Book of Kiichi Hōgan (Nanakai, Ushiwakamaru hisoka ni Kiichi Hōgan no hisho o miru)
七回 牛若丸窃に鬼一法眼カ秘書ヲ見ル
#85.8
8 At the Gojō Shrine, Ushiwakamaru Defeats Tankai of Shirakawa (Hachikai, Gojō no yashiro ni Ushiwakamaru Shirakawa no Tankai o uchitori)
八回 五条の社に牛若丸白川の湛海を打取
#85.9
9 On Gojō Bridge, Ushiwakamaru Defeats Musashibō Benkei (Kyūkai, Gojō no hashi ni Ushiwakamaru Musashibō Benkei o fusu)
九回 五条の橋に牛若丸武蔵坊弁慶を伏す
#85.10
10 The Killing of Sanada-no-yoichi (Koeagan-mine ni Ushiwaka Seki-ga-hara Yoichi uchikiru)

The Life of Yoshitsune
(Yoshitsune Ichidaiki Zue)
義経一代記図絵

Date: 1843-47
Publisher: Takō
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 5/5
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.250 #63), Memorial Catalogue (193), Stewart

Ukiyo-e shūka 14 lists five prints whereas the Memorial Catalogue lists ten.

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#63.
Opening (Tokiwa Gozen with two ladies) (Hottan (Tokiwa Gozen))
#63.
2 Ushiwakamaru
#63.
3 Oniwaka
#63.4
5 Ushiwakamaru and Jōruri-hime
五回 浄瑠璃姫 牛若丸
#63.5
7 Ushiwakamaru and Kiichi Hōgen's Daughter (Kiichi Hōgen no musume)
七回 牛若丸 鬼一法眼の娘

Untitled Series of Six Poetic Immortals
(Rokkasen)
六歌仙

Date: 1835-39
Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō (Shōgendō)
Format: Chū-tanzaku
Number of Prints: 6/6

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X
Ariwara no Narihira
X
Bun'ya no Yasuhide
X
Kisen Hōshi
X
Ono no Komachi
X
Ōtomo no Kuronushi
X
Sōjō Henjō

Scenes from Chinese and Japanese History

Date: 1835-40
Publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotarō (Fujihiko) Shōgendō
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 5/5
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.243 #94), Stewart

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#94.4
Chōki defending Chohan Bridge (from Sangoku-shi: Chinese story) ((Chōhankyō Chōhi Sōsō Jin wo Nonoshiru from Sangoku-shi))
長坂橋張飛罵曹操軍
#94.
Kajiwara Genda Kagesuye stopping to tighten his horse's girth, and so allowing Sasake Takatsuna to get across the Uji river first in 1184 (from the Tale of Heike: Japanese story) (Sasaki Takatsuna Kajiwara Kagesue Ujigawa Senjin (from Heike Monogatari))
#94.
Kumagai Naozane Killing Taira no Atsumori at Ichi no Tani in 1184 (from The Tale of Heike Clan: Japanese story) (Kumagai (Jirō Naosada ), (Taira no) Atsumori Kumitsuke from Heike Monogatari)
#94.
Nitta Yoshisada Prays to the Dragon God at Inamura Point in 1333 (from Taiheiki: Japanese story) (Nitta Yoshisada Inamuragasaki ni oite Ryūjin ni Inoru (from Taihei-ki))
#94.3
Sato Tadanobu Battles with the Priest Kakuhan in the Yoshino Mountains (from The Biography of Yoshitsune: Japanese story) (Satō Tadanobu Yoshino Sanchū Kakuhan o Utsu from Yoshitsune-ki)
佐藤忠信吉野山中覚範ヲ討

A Compendium of Historical Sites in the Eastern Capital
(Tōto kyūseki zukushi)
東都旧跡尽

Date: 1845–46
Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurinō)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 10/10
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.251 #47), Memorial Catalogue (195), Strange , Stewart, Albuquerque (721-722)

Stewart lists only 8 prints. This set was acquired as 10 prints. Thanks to Peter Gallagher for bringing them to my attention.

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p.251 #47.1
The Old Story of Azuma-no-mori
(Azuma-no-mori no koji)
吾妻の森の故事
p.251 #47.
p.251 #47.
Ancient View of Kasumigaseki
(Kasumigaseki no Kozu)
p.251 #47.2
Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa: The Story of the Kannon Image
(Asakusa Kinryūzan, Kanzeon yurai)
浅草金竜山 観世音由来
p.251 #47.10
Mokubo-ji Temple: The Story of Umewaka
(Mokubo-ji, Umewaka no yurai)
木母寺 梅若の由来
p.251 #47.5
The Old Story of Otama's Pond in Kanda
(Kanda Otama-ga-ike no koji)
神田於玉ヶ池の故事
p.251 #47.3
The Lonely House at Asajigahara: The Story of the Stone Pillow
(Asajigahara hitotsuya, ishi no makura no yurai)
浅茅ヶ原一ツ家 石の枕の由来
p.251 #47.8
The Sumida River: The Old Story of the Capital Birds
(Sumidagawa, miyakodori no koji)
隅田川 都鳥の古事
p.251 #47.
p.251 #47.7
The Old Story of the Village of Kerria Roses in Takada
(Takada yamabuki no sato, koji)
高田山吹の里故事

Illustrations of Loyalty and Vengeance
(Chūkō adauchi zue)

Date: 1844-45
Publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindō)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 16/19
References: Memorial Catalogue (196), Stewart, Albuquerque (723)

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Image
Champion Sumō Wrestlers Victorious in Two Generations (Sekitori nidai no shōbuzuke)
Image
Miracle at Hakone (Hakone reigenki)
Image
Mirror Mountain (Kagamiyama)
Image
Ragged Brocades (Tsuzure no nishiki)
Image
Revenge at Iga Pass (Igagoe)
Image
The God of Hikosan (Hikosan Gongen)
Image
The Grave of Uguisu (Uguisu-zuka)
Image
The Story of Jiraiya (Jiraiya banashi)
Image
The Tale of Kameyama (Kameyama banashi)
Image
The Tale of Shiraishi (Shiraishi banashi)
Image
Tengajaya
Image
Miyamoto Musashi saving a woman
Image
Yasue (Yasue)
Image
Tamiya Bōtarō Pulling on His Nanny Otsuji's Kimono Sleeve (Konpira Rishōki)
Image
Gappo battling Saeda Daigakunosuke (Gappō ga Tuji)
Image

Illustrated Tale of the Soga Brothers
Soga monogatari zue

Date: 1844-47
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburō (Dansendō)
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 31/?
References: Memorial Catalogue (196), Strange (Catalogue, Chapter VII), Stewart, Albuquerque (701-709)

This series was originally found as a set of 30 prints (numbers 1 to 30) and have been ordered according to the set presented on the Odawara City Pages.
Print number 31 also appears to belong to this series.

Albuquerque detail two editions published by Dansendo (Ibasen) in 1848 and Yamaguchi-ya (Tobei) in 1858.

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Image 1
(1) The Soga Brothers' father, Kawazu no Saburō Sukemichi (left), defeating Matano Gorō Kagehisa (right).
Image 2
(2) Yahata Saburō and Ōmi Kotōta (Kudō Suketsune's vassals) trying to Assassinate Kawazu Saburo (Soga Brother's Father)
Image 3
(3) Soga Brothers (Ichimanmaru and Hakoōmaru) and Their Mother
Image 4
(4) Soga Brothers are almost Beheaded, but Hōjō Wada Saved them at Yuigahama Beach
Image 5
(5) Hakoōmaru Holding a Big Rock
Image 6
(6) Hakoōmaru Meeting Kudō Saemon
Image 7
(7) Hakoōmaru is leaving the temple to see his elder brother
Image 8
(8) Hojo Tokimune and Soga no Juro Sukenari celebrate Goro's coming of age
Image 9
(9) Soga Goro and Soga Juro with their Mother
Image 10
(10) Soga Brothers Try to Kill Suketsune
Image 11
(11) Asahina Saburō Fights Yawata Shichirō
Image 12
(12) Sukenari (Jūrō) and Tokimune (Gorō) and Their Mother Have a Farewell Party before Revenge
Image 13
(13) Gorō Tokimune and Jūrō Sukenari on Horseback
Image 14
(14) Tora-gozen Seated on Balcony Looking Down on Jūrō
Image 15
(15) Asahina Saburō pulling Gorō Tokimune
Image 16
(16) Tora Gozen at Wada Yoshimori's Banquet
Image 17
(17) Jūrō and Gorō at the Hunting Ground at Miharano
Image 18
(18)
Image 19
(19)
Image 20
(20) Oniō and Dōzaburo, Soga Brothers' Vassals
Image 21
(21) Sukenari Dancing at Makigari
Image 22
(22) Ōiso-no-Maihime telling Soga Brothers Where Suketsune is
Image 23
(23) The Soga Brothers sneaked in their enemy, Kudo Suketsune's bedroom at night
Image 24
(24)
Image 25
(25) Jūrō Sukenari Was Killed by Nitta Shiro Tadatsune at Age 22
Image 26
(26)
Image 27
(27) Zenjibō
Image 28
(28) Kewaizaka no Shōshō Cut Her Hair To Be a Nun
Image 29
(29)
Image 30
(30) After Brother's Death, They Were Worshipped as Shōmei-Kōjin
Image 31
(31) The Reprieve of Execution of the Brothers

Illustrations of Old and New Ballad Dramas
Kokon Jōruri Tsukushi
古今浄瑠璃尽

Date: 1847-52
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Sanoki) Kikakudō
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 14/15
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.253 #21), Memorial Catalogue (194), Strange ( Chapter 7, Catalogue), Stewart

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#21.
Akogi no Heiji being arrested for fishing in forbidden waters
(Seishu Akogigaura Hamabe)
#21.
Ashikaga Yorikane
(Meiboku Sendai Hagi)
#21.
Chushingura Act 3
(Chūshingura Sandan-me Michiyuki)
#21.
Chushingura Act 8
(Chūshingura Hachidan-me)
#21.
Higuchi Jirō (Hiragana Seisuiki)
#21.5
Chūbei, the Farmer (Hyakushō) Magoemon, and the Courtesan (Keisei) Umegawa in Keisei Koibikyaku Ninokuchi-mura
「忠兵衛」「百姓孫右衛門」「傾城梅川」「傾城恋飛脚新口村」
#21.
Kagami Mountain
(Kagami yama Kokyō no Nishiki-e)
#21.8
Osome and Hisamatsu in Somemoyô Imose no Kadomatsu
(Somemoyō Imose no Kadomatsu)
「おそめ」「久松」「染模様妹背門松」
#21.
Ohan and Obiya Choemon eloping in the drama Katsuragawa Renri no Shigarami
#21.
Priest Karukaya Meets His Son Ishidōmaru on Mount Kōya
(Karukaya Dōshin Tsukushi no Iezuto)
#21.11
Yazama Jūtarō and His Wife (Nyōbō) Orie in Chûshin Kōshaku Yukifuri no dan
「矢間重太郎」「女房おりへ」「忠臣講釈雪降の段」
#21.15
Shizuka Gozen and Tadanobu in Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees
(Yoshitsune Senbonzakura Michiyuki)
「しづか御前」「忠信」「義経千本桜道行」
#21.
Gompachi dreaming
(Gompachi yume no dan)
#21.12
Shunkan and Oyasu in Himekomatsu Nenohi Asobi Shima Monogatari
「姫小松子ノ日遊島物語」「しゆんかん」「おやす」

Five Heroic Men
(Eiyū gonin otoko)
英雄五人傑

Date: 1847-52
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
Format: Vertical ōban
Number of Prints: 5/5
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.253 #10)

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p.253 #10.1
Okawa Tomoemon
大川巴右エ門
p.253 #10.2
Ōboshi Yuranosuke
大星由良之助
p.253 #10.3
Karaki Masaemon and Otani
唐木政右エ門 おたに
p.253 #10.4
Miyamoto Musashi
宮本無三四
p.253 #10.5
Yoshioka Kenbō
吉岡兼房

Illustrated History of Japan
Honchō nenreki zue
本朝年暦図絵

Date: ~1849-50
Publisher: Jōshūya Kinzō
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 11/14
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.243 #81), Memorial Catalogue (196)

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#81.1
No.1 Izanami and Izanagi on the Floating Bridge of Heaven (Ame no Ukihashi)
一 天の浮橋
#81.2
No.2 The Gods Play Music to Lure the Imperial Brilliance (Shojin gaku o kanete Kōki o sasou)
二 諸神奏楽誘皇輝
#81.3
No.3 Mount Fuji Appearing from the Mist
(Kyūmu hirakete fuhō o genzu)
三 旧霧開現芙峰
#81.4
No.4 Trial of strength with the village strong man (Kuehaya chikara-diaspi nomi sukune Taima)
#81.5
No.5 The Divine Sword Cuts Back the Grass and Turns the Fire on the Enemies
(Shinken kusa o nagite izoku o yaku)
五 神剣薙草焼夷賊
#81.6
No.6 (Jingū Kōgō)
#81.7
No.7 The Emperor Climbs to a High Place and Observes the Cooking Fires (Kō takaki ni noborite sōen o misunarasu)
七 皇登高叡覧竃烟
#81.8
No.8 Accompanied by the Turtle, Urashima Enters the Land of Immortals (Kame tomonaite Urō Hōrai ni iru)
八 亀偕郎入蓬来
#81.9
No.10 Sayo-hime watching the departing ships
(Retsu-fu wakari oshigatte ishi to nari Sayo-hime)
#81.10
No.12 Encounter between Senjo and Shotoku Taishi (Shotoku Taishi michi ni kojo o tomonau)
#81.11
No.13 Kamatari dispatches Iruka
(Kamatari seikei Iruka chu)
#81.12
No.14 The mountain in Mino province, with sake, Yoro waterfall (Enju fuisen waki mino-daki Yoro-taki)

The Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji
Genji monogatari gojūyon jō
源氏物語五十四帖

Date: 1852
Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 5/5
References: Memorial Catalogue (196), Stewart, Albuquerque (720)

An early 11th century romance by Lady Murasaki in 54 chapters.

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Image Chapter 1
Kiritsubo
Chapter 1: Showing the infant Genji being presented to his father the Emperor.
Image Chapter 2
Hahakigi
Chapter 2
Image Chapter 3
Utsusemi
Chapter 3: Showing a lady escaping Genji's advances and leaving an empty robe behind
Image Chapter 4
Yūgao
Chapter 4: Showing Genji's servant receiving flowers on a fan from Yūgao's servant.
Image Chapter 5
Wakamurasaki
Chapter 5: Showing Genji's first glimpse of young Murasaki.