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Niimachi Kanta splitting the head of an enemy attacker

Niimachi Kanta

Colour print from woodblocks.
Ôban format.
Block-carver: Hori Ôta Tashichi .
Biographical text by Sanzantei Arindô (Sankanjin Kôrai).
Publisher: Iseki (Manyôdô). 10/1865.
Keyes 147-2

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From the series of 36 Biographies of modern men (Kinsei kyôgiden) published in 1865-6.

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Bequeathed by Dr Thomas Donald Kellaway 2002
P.201-2002