Iiokano Sutegorô pinning down an opponent
Colour print from woodblocks. Ôban format.
Block-carver: Hori Ôta Tashichi.
Biographical text by Sanzantei Arindô (Sankanjin Kôrai).
Publisher: Iseki (Manyôdô). 11/1865.
From the series of 36 Biographies of modern men (Kinsei kyôgiden) published in 1865-6.
Sutegorô was the leader of one of the gambling rings whose feud is depicted in the series.
Bequeathed by Dr Thomas Donald Kellaway,